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Coming up in about 30 days at UVM through the Osher Life Long Learning program. There are about 5 spaces left. Might you wish to join us? Find a common foundation for the arts and sciences through drawing. Click on the images for more information.
Drawing for the Terrified
Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, September 23-October 14
Meeting Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Michael Strauss
Location: 531 Cook Physical Science
Member: $80 Non-Member: $120
Beginners and those with some experience are invited to come draw and share work. Learn about the use of graphite, charcoal, inks. Other topics covered include: Drawing to learn; What you “know” and what you “see”; Gesture drawing; Perspective, an Introduction (one point and two point); Perspective, part II – picture plane, horizon line, vanishing point; Mechanical aids to perception; Vertical and horizontal alignments and measurement; The contour line; Defining form with value; Aerial perspective; Composition: movement of the eye and the hand. This class is a collaborative learning experience. There will be individual assistance from the instructor, as well as class critiques. Come prepared to draw, share your work with other beginning students, and have a good time. No previous drawing experience is required.
Materials: 9 x 12″ drawing sketchbook, pencils, erasers, pens, vine charcoal
• Week 1: Seeing and Knowing, Aids to Perception, Beginning Exercises
• Week 2: Eye-hand Coordination, Shape Consciousness, Measurement
• Week 3: Defining Form with Light, Creating Volume
• Week 4: Perspective, Composition, and Grids