Mark Arts

Summer 2018 Drawing Classes

Fall weekly classes run September 24 to December 8. Stay tuned for our fall offerings coming soon. Fall Members enrollment begins Monday, August 27 and Non-Member enrollment begins Friday, August 31.

10-Week Drawing Courses

Summer weekly classes run June 25 – September 10 with no classes on July 2 – 7 and September 3, unless otherwise noted below.

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Classical Drawing Atelier

Classical drawing methods for beginner to advanced starting from master copy work, sight size, cast drawing and from life in various dry media. Establish a solid core foundation to classical drawing in an atelier approach based on traditional methods.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Mark Birchfield

Mondays for 10 weeks, 6 – 8 p.m. ***This class will start July 9 and have a make up day at the end of the session***

Nonmember Price $145 | Member Price $130.50

Supply List:

-Midtone grey paper such as Strathmore or Canson*

-Charcoal pencils Generals 2B, HB, 2H and WHITE

-Vine Charcoal

-Blending stumps

-Kneaded eraser

*Strathmore Grey pads and other supplies available at Michaels and Hobby Lobby

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Portrait Drawing

Beginning through advanced students will learn a classical training approach to drawing portraits in graphite, charcoal and chalk with solid foundational drawing skills.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Mark Birchfield

Tuesdays for 10 weeks, 6 – 8 p.m. ***This class will start July 10 and have a make up day at the end of the session***

Nonmember Price $145 | Member Price $130.50

Supply List:

-Midtone grey paper such as Strathmore or Canson*

-Charcoal pencils Generals 2B, HB, 2H and WHITE

-Vine Charcoal

-Blending stumps

-Kneaded eraser

*Strathmore Grey pads and other supplies available at Michaels and Hobby Lobby

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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.

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.

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

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Wednesday Life Drawing

Students will learn to see and practice drawing form, value and how the most important shapes we see are not actually there. Enhance your drawing skills and your perception of form and space.

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

Instructor: Tim Stone

Wednesdays, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

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.