This Academic Pencil drawing course is a program for the intermediate level.
For those who have basic pencil drawing training but feel that still something is missing in their knowledge base.
For those who want to update their drawings skills to the next level.
If you want to draw and not just trace, then this course is for you!
ZOOM package for online study with full teacher support. START Wednesday November 10, 2021 10AM to 12 PM EDT Montreal 6 ZOOM classes with private access to class video recordings; 6 homework reviews (text or video) 12+ pencil drawings; 30+ practical exercises. Video access: 6 weeks with teacher support + Lifetime for self-studying
What this course gives you?
This intense 6 week program covers landscape and cityscape fundamental theories and composition basics.
You will learn:
You will learn how to use your knowledges of tonal and atmospheric perspective to create stunning landscape and cityscape scenes. You will study how to draw different types of clouds shapes, trees shapes and shadows, stone shapes and values, water reflections rules and street crowd rules.
Zoom will be used to host live interactive classes. After the class you will get a private access to Zoom class recordings. The online study process will be simple, stress free and understandable for every student. There will be a lots of exercise that will help you to become confident in pencil drawing.
You will get access to all support materials previous of the first day of the course. Please print them or make sure that they will be available at your device(s) for use during the class.
The homework reviews will be provided weekly according the schedule.
ZOOM class 1.
Landscape elements. Air. Sky. Clouds.
November 10, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by November 16th, 2021.
Review by November 19th, 2021.
ZOOM class 2.
Landscape elements. Trees. Forest.
November 17, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by November 23rd, 2021.
Review by November 26th, 2021.
ZOOM class 3.
Landscape elements. Mountains. Rocks.
November 24, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by November 30th, 2021.
Review by December 3rd, 2021.
ZOOM class 4.
Landscape elements. Water. Reflection.
December 1, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by December 7th, 2021.
Review by December 10th, 2021.
ZOOM class 5.
Streets. People figures.
Twelve types of Perspective.
December 8, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by December 14th, 2021.
Review by December 17th, 2021.
ZOOM class 6.
Cityscape fast sketching.
December 15, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by December 21st, 2021.
Review by December 24th, 2021.
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Materials and tools you need for the course:
Printer paper for photo references (optional):
Drawing paper, at least 15-20 sheets Format A4 (printer paper) plus 1-2 sheets Format A3 (double printer paper). You might need more, depending on how many home work exercises you will be doing. You can use any type of paper for your class and home exercises, even printer paper would be acceptable to use. Although for the better result the drawing paper with weight 80 lb. (130g/m2) or more is recommended. My recommendation is Strathmore 400 series Drawing paper, 80lb.
Pencils; 2H, H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B. You can use any type of pencils. My recommendation is Blackwing; Derwent, Staedtler Mars Lumograph;
Eraser. You can use any type of erasers. My recommendations are: black eraser, electric eraser and kneading eraser;
Paper towel and Kleenex;
Drawing board (the board which you will tape your paper to); You can use a clipboard or any smooth surface board big enough to place you paper on it;
Pencil sharpener or Craft knife;
Dust brush (optional);
Blending Stumps and Tortillons (optional);
Sanding paper sharpener (optional);
For the last class only:
Fountain ink pen, my recommendation LAMY SAFARI;
Permanent markers, my recommendation SAKURA MICRON markers;
India ink (optional);
Ink pen (optional);
Ink glass pen (optional);
Water brush (optional);
Ink brush Pentel (optional);
Milk, coffee, tea and soy souse;
Hair dryer and iron.
The list of subjects you need to have for the visual and practical exercises (optional):
White cotton wool;
Please have a kneaded eraser handy.
The longest ruler you have;
A few sheets of printer paper;
Marker or pen;
Old magazines with images cityscapes or landscapes (optional).