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Figure Drawing and Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn techniques of mixing color, building the form, elements of anatomy and proportions to create strong figurative paintings. Students will work on both long and short poses, going from limited to full palette. This instructor is known for having inspiring and interesting set-ups.  There may be a model fee included for low number of studen...

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$320

9 sessions

Drawing: Portrait

at Stone Branch School of Art - Rockville 1331-M Rockville Pike, Washington, District of Columbia 20852

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal. Students learn basic observation, and measuring skills and the basic stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, clearly rendering the values of light and shadow, designing edges and creating likeness and composition. Numerous drawing techniques, materials...

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$400

10 sessions

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Charcoal Portrait Drawing

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Working from a live model, the instructor demonstrates construction of a 2D likeness using light and shade with emphasis upon transition and articulation of the form. Gesture and expression are discussed, including how the artists may bring the form to life with their own natural calligraphy of style.  Topics include chiaroscuro, form modeling,...

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$195

2 sessions

Introduction to Drawing: Classical Method

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

This six-week class helps pupils with the essential foundations in drawing skills. Regardless of the experience or age, all students who take this class experience remarkable growth in their artistry. Students acquire techniques to train their hands to draw the essential lines for masterful drawings, and the proper use of materials such as pencils...

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$200

6 sessions

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Fundamentals of Art: From Drawing to Painting

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Starting with drawing, students will develop their artistic potential through observation, while exploring techniques and materials. Technical aspects of drawing such as line, light and volume, and perspective will be introduced through class instruction and demonstrations. At their own pace, students will move to painting, becoming comfortable with...

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$247.50

6 sessions

Figure Drawing Workshop

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this two-week workshop, beginners through intermediate-level students will learn to draw the figure expressively through observation of live models. There will be an emphasis on training the eye to see angles, shapes, and distances.  The process of working from general forms to specific details will be explored, with a focus on proportion,...

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$85

2 sessions

Basic Principles of Drawing

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Drawing is the foundation of all art forms, and this class is the place to start! We'll work in charcoal and graphite while focusing on the principles of drawing- sighting and measuring, composition, and value. We’ll use our time to draw from landscape, still life and life model. No experience required. $10 model fee paid in class.

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$295

9 sessions

Exploration In Art

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students explore unusual ways of creating two-dimensional images. Each session introduces a medium with the emphasis on unique approaches materials and their uses. This class has an "anything goes" attitude to creating art that encourages experimentation and exploration. Students learn to create beautiful works with simple materials.  There is...

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$160

6 sessions

Drawing With Perspective

at McLean Community Center - McLean 1446 Chain Bridge Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22101

his drawing class will introduce the fundamentals on one, two and three-point perspective while considering the associated issues of proportion, foreshortening, design and composition. By mastering the rules of perspective, students will improve their skill at representing architectural exteriors and interiors and their compositional abilities in general....

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$260

6 sessions

Charcoal Drawing from Photos Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Create a black and white masterpiece in this energetic and satisfying workshop! Students use photographs of their choice to draw lumuinous and impressive compositions. Discussions and demos on composition, value, and charcoal application.

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$178

2 sessions

Basic Drawing Studio

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class for the beginner who is looking to learn how to draw! Develop drawing skills using pencil, charcoal, and pastels. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily. Supply list given at first class. 

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$308

10 sessions

Short Pose Figure

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Short poses help students draw more intuitively an increase the flow and energy of a drawing. Well-placed proportionate and sensibly balanced figures are the goal, no matter how brief the time. Systems using simple shapes and options for economy are demonstrated. Poses are 3 to 20 minutes long in the media of the student's choosing.  Prerequisite...

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$140

9 sessions

Working from the Masters

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Why reinvent the wheel? Learn how Leonardo did it! This is a drawing and painting course focused on learning from  the work of the old masters. We will work from reproductions in books and laptops.  At least one trip to a museum will be part of the course, either to the National Gallery or the Smithsonian. Students are responsible...

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$265

8 sessions

Figure Drawing

at Washington Studio School - Sheridan-Kalorama 2129 S St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

This class is for students with some prior drawing experience. Emphasizing the continued refinement of perceptual drawing skills, the course concentrates on the structure, movement and expressive qualities of the figure. Students work towards a personal sensibility through a variety of drawing materials.

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$455

10 sessions

Creative Drawing And Painting For Teens

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This course is designed for teens wishing to expand their artistic skills, personal expression, and visual understanding within a structured format. Students use a variety of media as they explore relationships between form, texture, and color. An emphasis on design and composition is encouraged, and traditional as well as abstract methods are employed....

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$200

9 sessions

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