Drawing Basics with Douglas David

$125/$110 mbrs. (discounted price will display for members upon login)

This really successful and simple one day workshop on drawing will walk you through many of the “basics” of drawing. Whether a refresher or the first drawing class you have ever taken, it will make sense and help you have a better understanding of drawing. Developed by the many requests of painting students, Douglas has assembled all the basic areas of drawing and the things he thinks you need to know to be able to be more comfortable and a bit more confident in your drawing. This course will also help to make your paintings better and to correct problem areas that might come up in your work. Some of the basics of composition and general sketching to get shapes and proportions correct, massing in large shapes, simple easy to understand perspective for landscape/seascape, understanding and tackling the task of drawing the various ellipses on vases, pitchers, bowls and plates for floral/still life, point-of-view, contour line, figure and how to build into a streetscape and get the scale correct, and the checklist of what to look for when trouble shooting a painting and a drawing problem. The entire class is done with pencil in your notebook/sketchbook. Lots of presentation, demo and workbook-type exercises to help you understand and comprehend these basics. A great class by itself to feel better about drawing or great to go with Douglas’ landscape/seascape and floral/still life class/workshops.

Sponsored by The Flaming Buoy Co. 

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Please note, the art supply section of Books & Books @ The Studios will have most or all of these supplies in stock with a discount for students enrolled in the workshop.

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The Studios of Key West
533 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040
305-296-0458

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