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Discovering Drawing

?I draw every day - sometimes I draw for work, always for play, sometimes it turns into something else, sometimes it sucks, rocks, just is, sometimes I love what I do, sometimes I show it off and sometimes I tape a piece of paper over it, then do another drawing on top - so it is my secret, sometimes I wad it up and sometimes it has a life of its own, sometimes it is just a way to pass the time, sometimes it is spying, sometimes it is to catch a moment or just make a pretty picture to occupy my mind until I can figure out what I am supposed to do next, sometimes a drawing becomes a doll, a pot, a shirt/skirt/crazy hat, sometimes it feels like I am getting better at it, sometimes not, sometimes after it, I see differently.

My plan is do this until I die.?

As you see, drawing is a passion for me! As well as therapy, work and well... FUN! ?There is nothing as delightful as catching an exquisite moment on paper or being able to translate that creativity swimming around in your head into "reality." ?This class is designed to wake up those eyes and hands to the truth that you ARE already an artist and help you enjoy it! ?

You will learn the basics of sketching through Exercises, Sketch Notes, Loosen UPs, and Daily Draws. ?The Exercises will lead you through a "how to" ?of the drawing skill we are exploring in the chapter. ?The Sketch Notes are just like my doll class Sketch Notes, they will offer you ideas about the feeling, thinking, and writing around the subject. ?The Loosen Ups are fun little exercises that will make you laugh, loosen up and draw like a monkey, just kidding on that last one, but that?s the idea! and Finally, the Daily Draws are the drawings you can choose to do every day. ?Daily Drawing nurtures your innate talent, gently evolving it into the eye/hand/observation/soul skills that will shine more sweetly through all of your work! ?

This Class will include:

Adventure One
Making a journal/sketch book

Materials to buy
Bonding with your points (getting past your fear of the white page and falling love with your drawing tools)
Explanation of Sketch Notes, Assignments, The Daily Draw and Loosen Ups
Exploring the strokes, talking line, and finding marks.

Adventure Two
Daily Draws
Contour drawings, playing on the edge
Understanding the first dimension
Looking and Seeing what is, not what you think.

Adventure Three
Daily Draws
Looking and Seeing, Shapes ARE the world
Shapology 101
Making things look real
Sketching Outdoors and in Public (or just sneaking up on life!)

Adventure Four
Daily Draws
Gesture Drawings
Loosen UPs
Passion and Texture, Dark and Light, Negative and Positive!

Adventure Five
Daily Draws
Putting things in Space
Basic Perspective
Some Compositional Basics
and a sneak peek to the new class: "intro to drawing the figure" ?

I hope to see you there!

Class Fee = $47

Note: This is the only class that is still running under the old system - a private mailing list and web based class (instead of pdf files).