Four Keys to Basic Drawing (four-day immersive workshop)
Come learn how to observe and draw objects from life, in a realistic style. In-class exercises offer you a step-by-step approach designed to deconstruct life drawing. Working in pencil and charcoal, you will learn four key skills to help you create a successful basic drawing.
What you will learn in this workshop:
To make accurate contour line drawings of objects
To identify internal axis and alignments of forms and shapes
To understand the importance of flat relationships
A special technique to establish scale and other relationships between objects
18” x 24” Strathmore sketchpad or similar white pad of white paper *
Graphite drawing pencils: 2B, 3B, 4B *
Regular #2 Dixon Ticonderoga pencils with pink erasers (available at Staples) *
White drafting eraser (Staedtler Mars) *
Compressed charcoal – soft or medium *
Blending stumps (optional) *
Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.