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Drawing for Beginning & Continuing Students - Day
It’s back to basics in this drawing class that is meant for the inexperienced and experienced alike. Whether you are a veteran artist or someone interested in pursuing the visual arts, drawing is a discipline that can be learned through practice and with specific techniques. All of the fundamentals will be covered, from contour through composition. Students will start with charcoal and may move to the medium of their choice. Students from prior classes are welcome back. Instructor Laura McCormick is a freelance artist specializing in charcoal and pastel portraiture. She has been teaching drawing for many years. Weather dates are 6/14 & 21.

SUPPLIES for Laura McCormick’s Class: General’s Charcoal Pencils (at least one hard and one soft); drawing pencils (soft); kneaded eraser; bundle of tortillion for blending; drawing paper - loose or in pad (11” x 14”).

8 Sessions $ 169 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 126) + $mtls.
Thur., 4/19, 26; 5/3, 10, 17, 24; 6/14 & 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Venus Building (old high school)
NOTE: Drop 5/31 and ADD 6/14.


Painting ~ Multimedia

Explore the Mediums or Continue with Your Favorite . . .
Trying to decide which medium is for you? This course is the perfect answer. Students will explore charcoal, pastel, watercolor and oil by spending a two hour class on each medium. No experience is necessary. A $20 fee payable to the instructor at the first class covers all materials and supplies needed. After trying each medium, students may continue in the medium of their choice. Returning students are welcome to attend this class to work on any medium, and individual instruction will be given. Instructor Laura McCormick is a freelance artist specializing in charcoal and pastel portraiture. She has been teaching drawing for many years. Weather date is 4/2.

5 Sessions $ 109 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 82)
Mon., 4/23, 30; 5/7, 14 & 21 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Venus Building (old high school)