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Fundamentals of Drawing

CRN : 40236-233
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By mastering simple techniques, you will dramatically improve your drawing skills. In this class, we will look at 3-dimensional forms and draw them as 2-dimensional shapes using line, shading and value to create the illusion of weight and depth. By learning to look for and arrange forms, you'll develop your skills to better compose your drawings and improve your landscape paintings and compositions. This class is great for all skill levels!

SUPPLIES: The following supplies or their equivalent are recommended for this class. If you have questions or concerns about purchasing supplies, please let us know prior to the class start. Paper towels, water containers, masking tape, and rulers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. 

For Charcoal:
- Soft vine charcoal, straight sticks about 1/4 inch round
- Char-Kole (Alphacolor) - available here
- Charcoal pencils, a variety of grades are recommended, soft/medium/hard, or 6B-6H
- Small grey set of pastels, available here

For Graphite:
- 11"x14" drawing pad or paper (not sketch paper)
- A drawing board and clips
- Pencils, 1 each of #6B #4B #2B #HB
- Pens, 2 Staedtler #0.5 Black, or the Precise (Pilot)

- Kneaded eraser
- For washes: Higgins or Pelican India Ink
- For washes: Inexpensive Round #6 and #8 brushes.
- Sandpaper block
- Blending sticks
- Make 2 "L" shapes from cardboard about 7" long, 1.5" wide

Class Details

6 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

Ivy Tech Main Campus

MarySue Schwab 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/4/2024 - 5/9/2024 Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bloomington, Ivy Tech Main Campus  Map, Room: B104 MarySue Schwab