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Getting Started with Colored Pencil - Online Course

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencils in this online course for beginners. Learn everything you need to get started - types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. Each session will include a review and demonstration of new techniques. Course#DRW102.220.01

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, Feb. 2- 23. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied.

It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.  

What you will need:

  • 48 count Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • One (1) 9”x12”  300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
  • One Blick colorless blending pen
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)

Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board 1” or 2” clean, soft paintbrush (for use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be ordered online through Dick Blick or other online outlets. For convenience, see cost and order here: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/J828F4LHSVHTJ/publicview/

Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date. Questions? email us at info@waterstreetstudios.org

 

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Drawing for Young Artists (age 12-16) - Online

$85

with Esteen Lauri Feldshriber

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this new online course, the fundamentals of classical drawing will be introduced using still-life, nature, and other subjects. Young artists will discover methods to connect direct observation with skills to render imagery on paper and core studio concepts will give you the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of art and design with projects that develop and strengthen both traditional and experimental art techniques. Course#  DRW104.221.02

Supply list will be emailed upon registration. Supplies are available through many online and retail outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, or Michael’s.

Video demonstrations of techniques will be provided each week followed by Zoom sessions at the indicated time with the instructor for guidance while you paint. Necessary links and other information will be sent prior to course start date.

Getting Started with Colored Pencil - Online Course

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencils in this online course for beginners. Learn everything you need to get started - types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. Each session will include a review and demonstration of new techniques. Course#DRW102.220.02

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, March 3-24. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied.

It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.  

What you will need:

  • 48 count Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • One (1) 9”x12”  300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
  • One Blick colorless blending pen
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)

Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board 1” or 2” clean, soft paintbrush (for use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be ordered online through Dick Blick or other online outlets. For convenience, see cost and order here: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/J828F4LHSVHTJ/publicview/

Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date. Questions? email us at info@waterstreetstudios.org

 

Drawing with Colored Pencil on Black Paper - Online

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencil on black paper in this online course for beginners and experienced artists alike. Learn everything you need to get started - paper, pencils, how to put the color down, how to draw without seeing lines, layering, and blending.

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, March 2-23. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied. It is expected that students will be able to dedicate time between the sessions. Course# DRW107.221.01

What you will need: 

  • 48ct Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • 9"x12" Strathmore Black Artagain Paper Pad
  • White Graphite Paper (white carbon paper)
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)
  • Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board, 1" or 2"clean soft paint brush (to use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be purchased at Dick Blick or other online/reatil outlets. Links for Zoom sessions are sent through email by the instructor prior to the course start date. 

Drawing for Beginners - Online

$95

with Kevin Hunter

Calendar Mar 9, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Join artist Kevin Hunter for this comprehensive introduction to drawing.

Taught online through instructional videos and live Zoom sessions, you'll develop your skills through exercises and projects using graphite and charcoal to create realistic drawings. Instruction covers line, shape, shadow, perspective, and other key elements of drawing. Course#  DRW100.221.02

The course includes an instructional video each week. Also included is a weekly group Zoom session with the instructor for guidance, helpful critique, and/or questions about your work.

What you will need for the course:

  • A minimum 9”x12” drawing pad
  • One #2 pencil
  • One General’s charcoal pencil (soft)
  • One or two kneaded erasers

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, or Michael’s.

The course runs March 9 - April 20 (date of final Zoom session). Zoom sessions are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. beginning March 16. Links to access instructional videos and Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date.

Copying the Masters - Online

$55

with Tina Figarelli

Calendar Mar 31, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Is there an artist you admire? Copying the work of one of the Great Masters like Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, or Picasso not only helps you to become a better artist, but is also a powerful way for you to begin to develop your own unique style.

In this new online course, choose one of your favorite artists/works of art and create an exact copy. Choose any drawing from your favorite artist or pick from one chosen by the instructor.

With instructor guidance, you’ll replicate (as much as possible) the drawing with the same materials, paper, and dimensions as the original. After the class, you will have a replica of your favorite piece to hang in your home.

Supplies may vary depending on the artist you choose -the instructor will reach out for questions. These are the basics:

  • One Strathmore Artagain assorted toned sketchbook, 12” x1 8”
  • One General’s Charcoal Pencil set (2B, 4B, 6B, white, and kneaded eraser) OR Nitram Charcoal starter kit (sandpaper block, H stick, HB stick, B stick)
  • One HB pencil
  • Optional: Tombow Dual Brush pen, dark grey

Supplies are available through many online and retail outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, or Michael’s.

Note: Designed for students age 16 and above with some drawing experience. The course includes two instructional videos and two Zoom sessions with the instructor for guidance, helpful critique, and/or questions about your work. Videos are available beginning March 31. The live Zoom sessions are held April 7 and 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

Students should expect to dedicate some time between the two sessions. Course# DRW105.221.01

Watercolor Pencil for Beginners - Online

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Apr 6, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore watercolor pencils in this live online course for beginners and experienced artists alike. Learn everything you need to get started – paper (hot & cold press paper), pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. During each session, you'll review and work on a rendering with the guidance of the instructor.

This course is live on Zoom and meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m.,  Tuesday, April 6-27. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. It is expected that students will be able to dedicate time between the sessions. Reference images will be supplied. Course# DRW108.221.01

What you will need:

  • 36ct Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils
  • 9"x12" Blicks Cold Press Watercolor Pad
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)
  • Watercolor Brushes, small round and angled
  • Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board, container for water

Supplies can be purchased at Dick Blick or other online/retail outlets. Links for Zoom sessions are sent through email by the instructor prior to the course start date. 

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