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 onsite at Fleisher. Please review our COVID-19 community safety policies for current guidelines.

Required supplies:

  • Strathmore 400 series (or similar) drawing pad 9×12

  • Sketchbook 6×8 or smaller for carrying around and sketching (optional but recommended)

  • Graphite pencils 2H, HB, 2B

  • Pencil sharpener

  • Kneaded eraser

  • Retractable eraser

  • A charcoal pencil

  • 12 inch ruler

  • Painter’s tape ½