Mark Arts

Winter 2019 Drawing Classes

Member enrollment begins November 26. Non-member enrollment begins November 30.

Winter weekly classes run January 7 – March 23, with no weekly classes March 11 – 16.

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Weekly Drawing Courses

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Drawing from Photographs

With photographs as reference material, explore the process from conception to final drawing. Topics include: choosing surface and materials, what qualities to look for in a photographic reference, how to edit, crop or enhance a photo for drawing, transferring photos to a surface using sight measurements and considerations on copyright.

Ages: 13 + | Instructor: Mark Birchfield

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Dates: Jan. 7 – Mar. 18, no class Mar. 11.

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price $145 | Member Price $130.50

Drawing from Photographs Supplies  List

(All available at Hobby Lobby or Michaels)

-White Strathmore brand Drawing pad 11 x 14 size or bigger

-generals brand charcoal pencils

-assorted graphite pencils

-kneaded eraser

-blending stumps

-dry media of your choice (pastel pencil, soft pastel, colored pencil, Conté chalk)

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Portrait Fundamentals Using Casts

This course is designed to help understand the foundation of constructing the human face. We will be going through the placement of features, facial anatomy, planes of the face, and individual features. Students will learn from start to finish how to construct and create a finished portrait drawing.

Ages: 13 + | Instructor: Don Praseuth

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Dates: Jan. 9 – Mar. 20, no class on Mar. 13

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price $145 | Member Price $130.50

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Foundation Figure Drawing

This course is designed to help understand the foundation of constructing the human figure. Student work will cover gesture drawing, methods of measurement, and basic anatomy. Students will learn from start to finish how to construct the foundation of a successful figure drawing. Students under 18 should contact Mark Arts to receive a copy of the permission slip.

Ages: 18 + | Students under 18 must submit a permission form with a parent signature before enrolling.

Instructor: Don Praseuth

Thursdays, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: Jan. 10 – Mar. 21, no class on Mar. 14.

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price $245 | Member Price $220.50 | Model fee included.

Students under 18, please contact Mark Arts for a parent permission slip to attend this class.

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Multi-Media: Colored Pencil, Pastel and Watercolor with Gayle Clayborn

This class will focus on learning through exploration in a relaxed environment. Students work on individual projects focusing on composition, perspective, value, color mixing, layering and more in their medium(s) of choice.

Supplies: Students should bring their own personal supplies, such as the following

– Some kind of support to work on (watercolor paper, pastel paper, bristol paper or other drawing paper)

– colored pencils, pastels or watercolors

Ages:  13+ | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Mondays,  6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: Jan. 7 – Mar. 18, no class on Mar. 11

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Location: Tables Studio