Beginning Drawing and Painting


Below is the syllabus for our beginning drawing and painting class.



Explanation of Blind Contour Drawing

Examples of Abstract Shading and Value Project:

“Abstract art uses a visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.”
Rudolph Arnheim, Visual Thinking

observational value - noodles                       observational value - noodles2

abstract shoe                         abstract shoe 2


abstract keys                    Abstract flowers


Explanation of Light, Value, Form, and Shading


Shading Techniques


Shading Example: A Rose

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