http://www.slideshare.net/boomrbill<br />
introductions<br />Participants:<br /><ul><li>  Name?
  Your art forms: (writing, music, painting, dance,</li></ul>   etc.)<br /><ul><li>  What would you like to learn how to d...
The four classes:<br /><ul><li>Class 1 – Introductions, objectives, overview, process, drawing
Classes 2-4: 1st – Demo, my subject, you draw along.  2nd – Practice, your subject, 1-on-1.
Class 2 – Still life
Class 3 – landscape
Class 4 – portraits, plus Cheating!</li></li></ul><li>Summary of Drawing<br /><ul><li>  The urge
  Seeing and thinking
  Skill (measurement and improvement)
  Criticism & practice.</li></li></ul><li>Critiques and criticism<br />
The next 4 weeks – not!<br />
materials?<br />Are Like new Golf clubs – they have little impact on your drawing skills.<br />Pencil, eraser? And paper.<...
STYLE?<br />IT’S WHAT WE SEE FIRST.<br />Doesn’t make up for, or obviate the importance of sound drawing.<br />A sketch is...
Process?<br />There are many, here’s mine.<br />Outline – placement?<br />Measurements<br />Shapes of tonal areas<br />Add...
Take a short break…<br />
seeing?<br />What gets in the way:<br />Illusion (see Tables.)<br />Icons.<br />Experience and Habit.<br />
drawing?<br />
measurements<br />
2nd Exercise…<br />Just kidding…<br />
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  1. 1. http://www.slideshare.net/boomrbill<br />
  2. 2. introductions<br />Participants:<br /><ul><li> Name?
  3. 3. Your art forms: (writing, music, painting, dance,</li></ul> etc.)<br /><ul><li> What would you like to learn how to draw?</li></ul>Bill (my background and examples…)<br />
  4. 4. The four classes:<br /><ul><li>Class 1 – Introductions, objectives, overview, process, drawing
  5. 5. Classes 2-4: 1st – Demo, my subject, you draw along. 2nd – Practice, your subject, 1-on-1.
  6. 6. Class 2 – Still life
  7. 7. Class 3 – landscape
  8. 8. Class 4 – portraits, plus Cheating!</li></li></ul><li>Summary of Drawing<br /><ul><li> The urge
  9. 9. Seeing and thinking
  10. 10. Skill (measurement and improvement)
  11. 11. Criticism & practice.</li></li></ul><li>Critiques and criticism<br />
  12. 12. The next 4 weeks – not!<br />
  13. 13. materials?<br />Are Like new Golf clubs – they have little impact on your drawing skills.<br />Pencil, eraser? And paper.<br />Cheap pen.<br />Sketchbooks.<br />What to draw?<br />Something you’re interested in.<br />Photos, or actual objects, lighting.<br />
  14. 14. STYLE?<br />IT’S WHAT WE SEE FIRST.<br />Doesn’t make up for, or obviate the importance of sound drawing.<br />A sketch is all you need to practice and improve your drawing.<br />Is driven by materials. Simple materials help us focus on drawing.<br />
  15. 15. Process?<br />There are many, here’s mine.<br />Outline – placement?<br />Measurements<br />Shapes of tonal areas<br />Add values for Tonal sketch<br />Finish? Picture or sketch<br />
  16. 16. Take a short break…<br />
  17. 17. seeing?<br />What gets in the way:<br />Illusion (see Tables.)<br />Icons.<br />Experience and Habit.<br />
  18. 18. drawing?<br />
  19. 19. measurements<br />
  20. 20. 2nd Exercise…<br />Just kidding…<br />
  21. 21. Drawing.<br />
  22. 22. Drawing.<br />
  23. 23. Drawing.<br />
  24. 24. Drawing.<br />
  25. 25. Drawing.<br />
  26. 26. Next week:<br />Class 2 – still life<br />Demo, my subject, you draw along. <br />Then, Practice, your subject, 1-on-1.<br />Still life – mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects. gives the artist more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition.<br />Bring a subject or a photo for your still life.<br />sketch (5 minutes) each day.<br />

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