Beginning Drawing with Arleen

In Person

Instructor: Arleen Mariotti

Time: Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm

Fee: Members $8 / Non-Members $10

Welcome to Beginning Drawing

This four-week course, beginning June 19th,  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:

June 19th: 7 Elements of Art; Line, Shape, and Form.

June 26th: Space; 1-Point Perspective.

July 3rd: Value, Shading

July 10th: 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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