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Try Your Hand At Painting & Drawing Workshop: Session A

Drawing

This workshop is geared towards the "absolute adult beginner" to come learn the basics of painting and drawing in a supportive, judgement-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn about basic techniques, materials and approaches to working creatively in two dimensions. Come discover your creative potential.

Try Your Hand At Painting & Drawing Workshop: Session B

Drawing

This workshop is geared towards the "absolute adult beginner" to come learn the basics of painting and drawing in a supportive, judgement-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn about basic techniques, materials and approaches to working creatively in two dimensions. Come discover your creative potential.

Left Handed Drawing Workshop

Drawing

Left-Handed Drawing has three parts: intension, practice, and art. Intension is simple: show up to the table with some kind of canvas and a pen, pencil, or marker. Practice is another word for closing your eyes and beginning to draw—letting your non-dominant hand show you the way down a creative path of loops and lines, […]

Painting Or Drawing The Portrait

Drawing

Become more confident as a portraitist and capture the personality of your subject in your art. Students already confident in a medium other than graphite pencil (e.g. oil, acrylic, pastels, etc.) should feel free to bring them to class. Otherwise, prepare to draw with pencil and bring a 9 x12 sketch pad, a few soft […]

Portrait & Figure Drawing

Drawing Classes

Ever want to draw someone’s portrait, but were unable to figure out where to start? In this class, you will learn the guidelines for creating a successfully executed human portrait. The first four weeks of class will cover portrait proportions, measurements, and shading, as well as creating natural looking hair using a variety of pencils […]

Drawing In Pen & Ink

Drawing Classes

It’s all about the beauty of line when you work in pen and ink. Lines create volume, depth, and shading. Your pen will lend itself to delicate line work when you use Speedball pens, nibs, and Higgins Inks. Cross hatching, hatching, and scumbling are techniques that will be demonstrated by the instructor. It’s a great way to work […]

Drawing For All

Drawing Classes

Students will draw with graphite pencil, learning about line, dark and light values, composition and more. We will turn the ordinary into the sublime, working from a still life (and other things) of each student’s own design. Please bring a few soft pencils (6B to 9B) and a 9 x12 sketch pad to the first […]

The Power Of Line In Drawing 6/24-28 Week 2

Drawing Classes

Line is an important element of art; the line is a tool that many artists use to create. Students will learn how to use lines to make descriptive drawings of themselves and the world around them. Imagine a beautiful illustrative artwork of a sun breaking through a cloudy sky, and you look to see your […]

Storyboarding 8/12-16 Week 9

Drawing Classes

Learn how to execute story beats ( a shift in narrative) for stories you want to create. Essentially, beats are small moments that move a story forward. Scenes are made up of beats, so we'll explore how to apply story beats to movies and animation.   

See, Draw, Transform: Session B 7/8-12 Week 4

Drawing Classes

Students will hone their realistic drawing skills while also discovering creative ways for transforming their sketches into imaginative artworks, using a variety of materials and ideas from all kinds of artists. We will learn to draw what we see with detail and accuracy, simultaneously considering our emotions, being mindful of our feelings, and enfolding them […]