Beginning Drawing with Arleen

In Person

Instructor: Arleen Mariotti

Time: Friday’s 10am to 12pm

Fee: Members $6 / Non-Members $8

Welcome to Beginning Drawing

This four-week course is designed for individuals who have an interest in learning how to draw or sketch, or simply want to improve their skills. We will cover drawing tools and provide plenty of exercises to practice drawing using different techniques and styles. We will also look at the seven elements of art, including line, shape, form, value, and texture. Finally, we will examine one-point perspective and shading.



You will be able to demonstrate

  • drawing lines, shapes, and forms
  • shading techniques
  • drawing one-point perspective
  • simple line drawings
  • drawing a still life


Course Outline:

Nov 3rd: 7 Elements of Art; Line, Shape, and Form.

Nov 10th: Space; 1-Point Perspective.

Nov 17th: Value, Shading

Dec 1st: Texture, Composition


Supply List:

A set of graphite pencils – 8B, 6B, 4B, 2B, HB 2H, 4H, 6H

Kneaded eraser

Small hand pencil sharpener

Blending Stumps/Tortillions

Drawing paper – 9”x12”

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