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Botanical Drawing

Come along for a visual exploration of the organic, imperfect charm of plants and flowers. Using simple drawing media and working from live specimens, we will create visual studies on paper. Students will learn guided drawing techniques to develop an understanding of the shapes and forms that make up various plants and flowers and leave with an understanding of the basic principles that make a drawing beautiful and interesting and create a piece of their own botanical artwork. Basic drawing skills are a plus, but all levels are encouraged and welcomed. Materials will be provided. Students may bring their own sketchbook or paper


Cost: $150

NCART-CS045-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 10

Oct 1

4 Tu 6:30-9:00pm Erin Ellis

Saturday Pencil Drawing

Learn and experiment with artistic drawing techniques through the use of graphite pencils and colored pencils! Develop unique pieces to build your portfolio or to display for an art exhibit. Join this challenging program as you experience the joy of drawing with music, engage in lively conversations about art, and share your creativity with one another. Materials will be provided in class.

Cost: $180

NCART-CS047-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 28

Oct 12

3 Sa 9:30-12:30pm Eleanor Evans


Saturday Think Ink

Learn and tryout inventive drawing and painting techniques with fine point marker, India ink and acrylic ink. Design remarkable pieces to add for your portfolio or to display for an art exhibit. Materials will be provided in class.

Cost: $135

NCART-CS048-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 28

Oct 12

3 Sa 1:00-4:00pm Eleanor Evans


Saturday soft pastels

Join this insightful class to discover drawing and painting techniques with soft pastels. Develop eye-catching pieces to add for your art portfolio or to display for an exhibit. Materials will be provided in class.

Cost: $90

NCART-CS049-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 9

Nov 16

2 Sa 9:30-12:30pm Eleanor Evans


Saturday clay art

Create one-of-a-kind sculptures with air dry clay! Marvel in your ingenuity of colors and textures with acrylic paints, as you learn inventive modeling techniques and build your spectacular clay art. Materials will be provided in class.

Cost: $90

NCART-CS050-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 9

Nov 16

2 Sa 1:00-4:00pm Eleanor Evans


Handlettering

What is the difference between handwriting, lettering, fonts, and calligraphy? Why use hand lettering instead of a font? In an increasingly digital world, a desire for the hand drawn image is on the rise.

Working with the drawn letter, students will gain an understanding of letterform construction, proportion, rhythm, and the value of negative space through a series of exercises and assignments. We will explore a variety of styles, focusing on the expressive qualities of hand lettering with emphasis on preserving a human and handmade quality in clean, professional looking, and fully custom lettering work. Contemporary and historic typographic resources will be explored for inspiration. Typeface (font) selection and simple digitization techniques will also be covered. 

Specific materials will be provided. Students may bring their own sketchbook and any favorite lettering tools. 

 

Cost: $150

NCART-CS042-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 9

Jul 30

4 Tu 7:00-9:30pm Erin Ellis

 

Cost: $225

NCART-CS046-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 18

Dec 9

6 M, W 7:00-9:30pm Erin Ellis

No class Nov 27


landscape drawing

This class is for those with prior drawing experience who wish to challenge and grow their interpretation skills. With transparent color washes and thin line work, students will learn to use a small set of artist-quality markers to draw from life. Drawing concepts explained and demonstrated include simplification of line, use of negative space to define form, abstraction, and intuitive drawing. An introduction to materials and techniques will be through drawing from photographs and still life objects.  Materials will be provided in class.

Cost: $120

NCART-CS050-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 19

Dec 10

4 Tu 6:00-8:00pm Leni Paquet-Morante



 
 
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