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Beginning Watercolor

In this online class, we will learn watercolor basics. The dynamics of visual perception and activation of the right-brain faculties will be explored through direct observation of still-life. We'll also practice mixing and applying watercolors upon wet and dry surfaces. Please note: Basic drawing experience is required.

Drawing Landscapes with Grey Value Markers

In this online class students will learn how to use markers that come in a variety of grey values to create landscapes & cityscapes that have distance, drama and details that pop. The lessons will include how to create a compelling composition and how to use values effectively to depict distance and a strong focal point. The instructor will provide a photo reference to work from. Materials list is available at www.sharonartstudio.org

Portraiture

In this four week online class we'll explore portrait drawing from photographs. Each week a different viewpoint reference photo will be provided, covering the full frontal, profile, and three-quarter views. The instructor will demonstrate to start-off the class. The head-shot model, the person whose portrait we'll draw, will also differ each week. On the final meeting we'll experiment with various portrait sketches of each other via the Zoom platform!

Intermediate Watercolor

Improve your watercolor skills! This online class will be based on direct observation from photographs. We will explore layering of color, practice spontaneous painting, and use various materials to create textures.

Drawing Water Reflections in Pencil

In this class you will learn how to expand your understanding of how to use a graphite pencil. Creating large tonal area, depicting detail and developing a wide range of values will be taught. Our subject matter will be water reflections. Learn how to use values and edge control to develop a realistic image of land and water. Basic drawing skills are required.

Drawing Water Reflections in Charcoal

Drawing with charcoal can create wonderfully dramatic images that incorporate both bold blacks and subtle greys. We will use both stick and pencil charcoal. Our subject matter will be water reflections and you'll learn how to use values and edge control to develop a realistic image of land and water. Basic drawing skills are required.

Drawing Studio ~ The Basics - Part 2

There's no time like the present to start or refresh your drawing skills. In this 4-week course, we will review the part 1 basics of expressive line quality, value and shading, and a short-cut to tackling perspective. In this Part 2 series, we will build on this foundation and experiment with composition, mixed media and creating a finished drawing.

Drawing Studio ~ The Basics - Part 1

There's no time like the present to start or refresh your drawing skills. In this 4-week course, we will explore expressive line quality, value and shading, and a short-cut to tackling perspective. Then, register for Part 2, to build on this foundation and experiment with composition, mixed media and creating a finished drawing.

Drawing Still Life with Grey Value Markers

Learn how to use markers that come in a variety of grey values to create still life that have boldness and details that pop. The markers we will be using have a dual tip so you can make wide strokes that fill a large space with one stroke and a brush tip to create calligraphy like marks.

Drawing Moving Water in Pencil

In this class you will learn how to expand your understanding of how to use a graphite pencil. Creating large tonal areas, depicting detail, and developing a wide range of values will be taught. Our subject matter will be a waterfall and fountain. Basic drawing skills are required.

Drawing Moving Water in Charcoal

Drawing with charcoal can create wonderfully dramatic images that incorporate both bold blacks and subtle greys. We will use both stick and pencil charcoal. You will learn how to lay down areas of tone, draw specific marks and erase out subtle lights. Our subject matter will be a waterfall and a fountain. Basic drawing skills are required.

Drawing Landscapes with Grey Value Markers

In this online class you will learn how to use markers that come in a variety of grey values to create landscapes & cityscapes that have distance, drama and details that pop. The lessons will include how to create a compelling composition and how to use values effectively to depict distance and a strong focal point. The instructor will provide a photo reference to work from.