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Adult Beginning Charcoal Portraiture

  • Olyphant Art & Media 119 5th Avenue Southeast Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)

Class Title:  Beginning Charcoal Portraiture

Cost: $45 (cash or check must be recieved by November 18th)

Instructor:  Christie Tran (Certified Art Educator)

Sessions: 4 Saturdays

Class Dates:  November 21 & 28 and December 5 &12

Time: 6:30pm - 8pm

Registration Deadline (Limited Space):  Wednesday, November 18th

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Class supply list:  1  23"x25" drawing board, compressed charcoal sticks, HB and 4B charcoal pencils, 1 kneading eraser, 1 Tuff Stuff eraser, 1 X-acto knife or razor blade, 1 white chalk pastel pencil, 1 sheet of neutral grey 19"x25"charcoal paper, 4-5 cotton balls, 3-4 Q-tips, and several (3-5) 8.5"x11" black and white printouts of photographs that you would like to create a portrait from.

10% Student discount on products purchased at Olyphant.

In this class, you will learn drawing exercises to familiarize you with the materials, techniques, and processes of drawing.  You will learn how to combine additive and reductive drawing methods.  You will exercise your observational skills to become more accurate in proportioning and placement of lines and shapes as well as improve your ability to create the illusion of volume and depth through manipulating value.  At the end of the 4 sessions will have a finished charcoal portrait.

Earlier Event: November 21
Bob Ross Joy of Painting
Later Event: November 24
Beginning Watercolor Painting