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Drawing Foundations with Stewart Jones
January 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 8, 2021
6:00 to 9:00PM
January 25, February 1, 8.
Drop in: $50
This 3 week class is an intermediate-level introduction to drawing suited for those
students with some drawing background, who are comfortable with the basic
drawing principles and media ( charcoal, conte, pencil etc.) and wish to further
investigate shape, form, light + shadow and its application in observational
drawing with exercises in still life and portraiture. Focus on developing
confidence and comfort in skillset will be a top priority throughout these
Each class will involve demos and drawing exercises focused on page dynamics,
blind contour, and simple human anatomy lessons with respect to shapes +
proportion, observational skills and line quality. Also foundations of light and
shade with simple drapery studies.
A safe and comfortable learning environment is key to developing trust and
confidence in creative development. Critique and open discussion within the
class will be welcomed and encouraged.
Students will supply their own materials: (18”x24” or preferred drawing pad )
drawing board, paper: newsprint is ideal, as is pastel + craft paper.
• drawing tools: conte crayon, charcoal, soft pencil or charcoal pencil
• kneaded eraser
• one stick each of red-brown, white + black conte (Nupastel)
• plus any drawing materials you may already have + are comfortable with.