This class is ideal for everyone, whether you are an absolute beginner or are looking for a refresher. Introduction to Drawing: Black & White into Perspective will provide the visual tools needed to start the journey to good drawing practices.
Working through exercises, students will learn drawing techniques to find new ways of seeing and thinking when it comes to perspective.
Instruction will include demonstrations and examples of all techniques and exercises, as well as positive feedback.
Details & Registration
- In-Person - Monday - November 15 to December 20, 2021
- Online - Monday - November 15 to December 20, 2021
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Price: $130 for non-members, $117 with a membership
Materials: Additional Purchase Required - See Materials List
Skill Level: Beginner
Note: This class is offered with your choice of in-person or online instruction. Instruction will be provided in-person and online simultaneously.
What Students will Learn
- Using grey tones to create perspective and depth
- Traditional perspective drawing styles
- Why negative space drawing is important
- Subjects will include the still life, landscapes and social environments
About the Instructor
Stephanie Schirm began her career as a fashion designer, studying in Europe. While designing in the Toronto fashion district, she also created a number of fashion illustrations for catalogues, storyboards, and advertisements for current Canadian Designers.
She eventually left the fashion industry to become a graduate of OCAD in Communication and Design. Only then to enter the Liturgical world of Design, where she established Labyrinth Studios Inc, designing and manufacturing religious garments and sanctuary décor for Churches across Canada and the US.
Her passion for drawing, painting and designing lead her to sharing her knowledge, over 10 years ago with the Continuing Education in Guelph and as Fashion Illustration instructor for Mohawk College in Hamilton. Since then she has taught in a number of different establishments thorough out the GTA area.
We ask that students have:
- A sketchbook or blank paper
- Pad of smooth paper
- A set of drawing pencils (H, HB, B and above)
- White Eraser
- Kneadable Eraser
- Xacto Knife
- Piece of Sand Paper