Down to Earth Drawing Basics
(Nov. 2019)

Learn how to draw? Yes! It is an amazing process that will enrich your life. Discover a wide variety of tools and techniques that will help you translate your observations onto paper in a realistic manner.

Drawing is a unique, compelling form of communication! Whether a quick sketch on a napkin, schematic, or work of art, it can communicate or record your vision, ideas, designs, imagination, memory, feelings, or beliefs.

Come draw with us. We will cover simple steps to get you started! Or use this class as a refresher to practice in the studio on various natural forms. You will receive plenty of individual attention and feedback from the instructor.

Meets: Sunday Afternoons at 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Dates: Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019
Location: TPS Art Center (2447 N. Los Altos, Tucson, Arizona 85705)

Instructor: Linda Chappel
Format: Demonstration, lecture, & one-on-one instruction provided during hands-on practice.
Level: Absolute Beginner, Beginner, or Intermediate. All levels are welcome!

Medium: Graphite or charcoal
Technique: Each session will focus on a different drawing technique.
Materials: The instructor will email the materials list before the first day of class.


How to "sight size" to measure proportions

Examples of Positive & Negative Space

Participants' Work

Participant's Work

Drawing Negative Shapes

Participant's Work

Using the "sight size" to measure proportions

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