This workshop is ideal for those who have completed a introductory drawing course and are ready to transcend into drawing with colour. Students will work through exercises for drawing proficiency, learn drawing techniques, and find new ways of seeing and thinking about drawing in colour. This workshop consists of step-by-step instructions, with lots of demos and exercises.
Dates: Monday Evening - July 5 to August 16, 2021 (No Class August 2)
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Price: $110 Non-Members, $100 with a membership
Materials: Additional Purchase Required - See Materials List
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Special Note: This workshop is online. Students will need access to a computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet and have downloaded the Zoom app before class begins.
What Students will Learn
- How to draw using coloured pencil
- Become proficient with new drawing techniques
- How to think about colour and how it works in your drawing
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.
- Canson XL Drawing pad: 70lbs- 11x14 – Smooth Surface
- Small Set of graphite pencils
- Set of Coloured Pencils – Staedtler or Prisma or DeSerres Kit - Colour (at least a set of 24 colours
- White Eraser
- Kneadable Eraser
- Xacto – Knife