Draw with Charcoal: Develop and Improve your Drawing Skills (ages 16+)

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DateFebruary 3, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Time09:30 am - 12:00 pm

Reoccurs 4 Mondays
2/03/20 - 2/24/20

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.

Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States

Member's Price $125

Non-Member's Price $157



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Event details

This course will focus on the development and improvement of basic drawing skills and concepts with an emphasis on observation and visual problem solving.  Representation and expression will be explored through the use of black and while drawing media.  Critiques will be used to develop student’s ability to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual production.

Students in this class will use charcoal to work on the following still life arrangements:

  • Ceramic bowls and vessels
  • Transparent glass bottles
  • Drapery
  • Geometrical forms
  • Animal skulls

By understanding and developing those foundational concepts students will begin to build the skills needed for dealing with more complex subjects such as the human body.

Supply list:
• 2 charcoal pencil 4B or 6B ($5)
• 1 Kneaded eraser ($4)
• 1 Loew-Cornell Sandpaper Block ($3)
• Blending stumps assorted sizes 4 pc. ($3)
• Charcoal pad 14″x11″ 50 sheet ($10)
Materials are also available directly from Francesco at listed price, cash only. Complete kit $25.

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Francesco Gillia