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SUMMER DRAWING CLASS #12 of 12: Drawing the Real World for Beginners (Part 2 of 2) with JAMIE BOLLENBACH. Aug 13, 2017. 2pm-5pm.



CLASS: $35
Part 2 of 2
Sunday, August 13, 2017

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

Part 1 of 2
Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

Many people have started to draw from photos, but can struggle when trying to imagine or drawing from real landscapes, objects, buildings or people. This class helps you learn the skills that can make urban sketching or plein air artwork much, much easier.

The problem is a little surprising: although we all look all the world all the time, and you might think art requires special abilities you have or your don't, that's not really true. And although it takes artists' methods to really see with good accuracy and proportion, the good news is these skills aren't about talent. It's about learning everyday seeing: drawing, sketching and doodling and practicing art based on the real world around you. This class shows you how to look carefully at the real world that you see every day, and to begin to sketch it successfully, more quickly and accurately, using nothing but your eyes, a pencil and paper. It will give you basic good art practice skills: drawing from life, drawing everyday, making LOTS of mistakes, letting yourself experiment and take risks.

Not only will your drawing improve, but your ability to fully see the world we live in will grow. And all it takes is a few basic skills and regular practice. As a student of mine put it, "last week I just barely noticed random forests.. today I can't NOT see real trees."

2017 Summer Drawing Class Schedule: $35 each
#1: Sketching in Perspective Part 1 of 2 with JAMIE BOLLENBACH. July 1, 2017 2pm-5pm
#2: Gesture with MARY SHEA. July 8, 2017 2pm-5pm
#3: Drawing & Shading with Pen & Ink with JULIA CARPENTER. July 9, 2017 2pm-5pm
#4: Sketching in Perspective Part 2 of 2 with JAMIE BOLLENBACH. July 15, 2017 2pm-5pm
#5: Drawing Heads and Hands with JULIA CARPENTER. July 16, 2017 2pm-5pm
#6: Illuminated Letters with JANICE BERKEBILE. July 22, 2017 10am-1pm
#7: Value Sketching with Markers with SUE HESTON. July 22, 2017 2pm-5pm
#8: Sketching on Toned Paper with SUE HESTON. July 29, 2017 2pm-5pm
#9: Drawing On the Details with JANICE BERKEBILE. August 5, 2017 2pm-5pm
#10: Drawing Real World Part 1 of 2 with JAMIE BOLLENBACH. August 6, 2017 2pm-5pm
#11: Working from General to Specific with Drawing with MARY SHEA. August 12, 2017 2pm-5pm
#12: Drawing Real World Part 2 of 2 with JAMIE BOLLENBACH. August 13, 2017 2pm-5pm

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