Drawing Classes

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Botanical Line Drawing | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Workshop Description:

 

Dive into the beautiful world of botanical line drawing, during this fun and friendly art class. Botanical line drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations.

 

During this workshop, you will be introduced to several techniques that will assist you in creating drawings inspired by nature. Observe and draw from real dried botanicals, while you are guided through each step with ease.

 

No drawing experience is needed to participate - just the willingness to learn! This will not be a stuffy art class but, instead a positive, friendly and low pressure opportunity to dive into this beautiful style of art.​

 

This workshop begins with practicing some basic line drawing exercises (no previous experience needed). Participants will learn how to draw a wide range of botanicals from start to finish and leave feeling more confident in their drawing ability.​

We will be using:


❀ Pencil and eraser
❀ Micro-liner pen & sharpie 
❀ Colored Pencils 
❀ Geometry set
❀ Beautiful dried and pressed flowers

❀ Instructional booklet *in-studio use only

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Foliage & Fungi Drawing Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Workshop Description:

Fall in love with nature during this fun, beginner friendly drawing workshop! This workshop starts with a few warm-up drawing exercises then we cover the essentials (basics) and gradually move into more detailed illustrations.

During this workshop, you will be introduced to several techniques that will assist you in creating beautiful nature art. Observe and draw from real leaves and mushrooms, while you are gently guided through each step with ease.

No drawing experience is needed to participate, just the willingness to learn!

 

This will not be a stuffy art class but, instead a positive, friendly and low pressure opportunity to dive into this beautiful style of art.​ Participants will learn how to draw several types of leaves and fungi from start to finish and leave feeling more confident in their drawing ability.​

We will be using:

🍂 Pencil and eraser

🍂 Fine liner pen & charcoal (texture and definition)

🍂 Real dried leaves and mushrooms

🍂 Instructional booklet *for in-studio use only

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Life Drawing | Beginner Friendly - Currently not being offered

Includes: 2 hour class with live model

Workshop Description:

Sketch and draw from a nude art model in a friendly and relaxing environment. Our models are professional figure drawing models, who have a wide range of experience including modeling at NSCAD.

 

Please note: This is a non-instructed class & ALL skill levels are welcome! Students are expected to bring their own art supplies. Suggestions: sketch book, pencil and eraser. Desktop easels are provided.

 

During this class, participants will have the opportunity to practice their drawing skills and hone their knowledge of human anatomy, perspective, and dynamic poses.

 

Never been to a life drawing class before and are nervous about attending? Don't be! Our studio staff are friendly and easy-going, which make this experience comfortable for people from all walks of life. You don't need to have strong drawing skills to attend, we have students of all skill levels.

Our only requirements are that you are respectful at all times and arrive 5 minutes before the class start time. Doors will be locked promptly at the class start time, for the privacy of the model. Therefore, if you are arrive late you will not be permitted to enter and will forfeit your ticket to this class. Phones and filming device are strictly prohibited.

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Perspective Drawing Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Alan Pippy | 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Workshop Description:

One of the best parts of the city is it's dazzling skyline! Join Alan for a fun fundamentals to drawing workshop. During this class you will learn how to draw a stunning cityscape, using 2 point perspective.

During this beginner friendly class, Alan will teach you the primary concepts behind perspective drawing, such as: vanishing points, horizon line, eye level, and relative size. By learning these basic concepts, you will be able to draw the environment around you more accurately and realistically.

We provide the supplies, so just bring yourself and get ready for a fun skill-building workshop at Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio.

All workshops are for adults only & beginner friendly unless otherwise indicated.