Course Syllabus

Colored Pencil Drawing

Number of sessions: 3, 3.0 hours each
Course Fee: $105 (Gold Member Fee: $95)

Description:

Maximum 20 Minimum 10 The class will focus on three basic techniques for layering color and blending colored pencils. Each session will have a different project with a separate list of colored pencils. The instructor will provide paper, photos, and instruction booklets.

Session 1 Cherries

Learn the basics in this class so you will be able expand your colored pencil skills. Students will learn the fundamentals on how to draw the form of a subject, layer vibrant colors and blend colors using burnishing techniques.

Session II Reflective Silver

Students will gain confidence in achieving the illusion of reflective surfaces by drawing the shine of silver and the sheen of an apple. Students will learn how to choose a toned paper that helps the color application process move along faster, blend easier with solvents, establish an underpainting, and achieve greater detail.

Session III Portrait Basics

Students will learn how to draw eyes that capture emotion, build lively skin tones, and draw hair. Try out the latest equipment in blending tools, an Icarus Board! It provides a little bit of heat so that your wax-based pencils will blend easier. After this class, you will be able to start drawing your children and grandkids in no time!

Materials:

Objectives:

  1. Session I Cherries
  2. Strategies for techniques will be discussed through demonstration and step-by-step instruction.
  3. Students will be able to draw along with the instructor and follow along with a full color booklet.
  4. When you complete your drawing, you will almost believe you can pick the cherries right off your paper!
  5. Session II Reflective Silver
  6. Students will gain confidence in achieving the illusion of reflective surfaces by drawing the shine of silver and the sheen of an apple
  7. Session III Portrait Basics
  8. Students will learn how to draw eyes that capture emotion, build lively skin tones, and draw hair. Try out the latest equipment in blending tools, an Icarus Board! It provides a little bit of heat so that your wax-based pencils will blend easier. After this class, you will be able to start drawing your children and grandkids in no time!