Drawing Organic Forms

Learn how to draw organic forms of varying complexity as you explore the shapes, patterns and designs that occur throughout nature. While drawing subject matter like plants, fruits, vegetables, bones, and skulls (both human and animal), you will learn concepts of abstraction, magnification, composition and analytical drawing. The instructor will cover a variety of drawing techniques, including abstraction, cross contour drawing, planar analysis and full value rendering of objects and textures.

What you will learn in this workshop:

  • A recognition of basic forms and patterns that exist in nature

  • A recognition of different concepts about form such as abstraction, light and shadow, and texture

  • Cross contour drawing

  • Full value rendering

Required supplies:

  • A bell pepper

  • #2 or HB pencil *

  • 18X24 Strathmore white drawing pad or equivalent *

  • Kneaded eraser *

  • Pencil sharpener *

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.