First Steps to Drawing (tuition-free, five-session workshop)

Anyone can learn to draw, including YOU!

This course is designed for students who are just starting out, or maybe you’ve never drawn before. You will be introduced to key techniques that are necessary to the discipline of Drawing such as line quality, measuring negative space and proportions, gauging measurements using your pencil, picture plane and how to use a viewfinder while working from flat images, photographs, single objects and the still life.

Special Notes

This is an in-person class which will take place in our building with strict social distancing protocols and reduced student capacity. Please see our COVID-19 community safety policies.

Required supplies:

  • 14 x 17 inch white drawing paper pad or equivalent

  • Drawing pencils: HB, B, 2B

  • Pencil sharpener

  • Kneaded eraser

  • Hard eraser such as white plastic eraser

  • A set of compressed charcoal

  • A charcoal pencil

  • 12 to 18-inch ruler

  • Scotch tape