The learn to draw for beginners workshop is geared towards those who have never drawn before or are looking to improve their skills and build on their creativity.
This six week workshop teaches the basics of drawing, covering topics such as: perspective, proportions, form and volume, shading, and composition.
The student will have the chance to work in pencil, charcoal, ink wash, and pastels. The course also teaches the fundamentals of portraiture and still life drawing, as well as gaining an understanding of what art tools to use and when.
Dates: Saturday Mornings - September 15 to October 27, 2018 (No Class October 6)
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Skill Level: Beginner
Registration Deadline: Saturday September 8, 2018
What Students will Learn
- Form and Volume
- Life Drawing
About the Instructor
Colleen Dee, B.F.A.
Originally from Montreal, Colleen Dee is a BFA graduate in Fine Arts and Design where she spent 20 years in the Marketing and Advertising industry as an international Graphic Designer. In her more recent years, she has taught Art & Crafts these last 7 years to children and adults in Vietnam, Cambodia and Canada. Lately she has put aside her commercial skills to focus on her fine art roots. "I love creative expression in so many art forms and have always enjoyed working with different materials and mediums. I'm very active in the artisan arena with my many interests: paper mache, paper art, printmaking, sculpting and photo art as well as giving workshops. I enjoy giving talks about my international teaching experiences working with children and adults".
We ask that students bring a sketchbook, one HB and one 2B pencil, and an eraser. All other materials will be provided.
Registration for this workshop has now closed. Please check back for future dates.