Wednesday, April 28, 2010

SKETCH/DRAWING CLASS



Sketchers 101 ***

There will be more "lessons" in the beginning and more "practice" later on. we MIGHT be taking a trip to Yosemite the last of the month- which will provide MANY Sketching Opportunities!

Class to be divided into 2 parts some days. We'll just let it all flow and see where it leads. We'll have to have a BEACH SKETCH trip... or 2... or 3...

Part 1: Lesson, Notes, looking at specific artwork, terms, techniques

We are using a KIT. Faber-Castell Drawing Sketching Kit. instruction book, sketch pad, different pencils, pen, eraser, grid, etc.

Part 2: DRAWING!

DAY 1

[1] Introduction:

[2] Scribble/Doodle/Smudge Techniques. Then drawing whatever using any combo of these techniques

DAY 2

[1] Review Previous. Jobs in Art:

[2] DRAW- Practice Hatch & Cross Hatch, Shade, Stipple, Erase. Assign simple for each. Then Free Drawing- practice today's techniques.

DAY 3

*Visit Art Gallery/Museum

[1] Review. Watch Some Videos. Read Page 4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWReAQEC27M&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovlUO-SY2o0&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6sd9WA7iaQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tBqtI4HAbk

[2] Practice Pg 4 techniques with assignment. Free Style practice. Start a Sketch Diary.

DAY 4

[1] Lessons – start with short review

DAY 5


DAY 6

DAY 7

DAY 8

  • Review. Practice Techniques.
  • Choose Subject (maybe at the park) and then choose a technique. Draw 'full size', well detailed. Label.
  • Sketch Diary Reminder.

DAY 9


DAY 10


DAY 11

DAY 12

  • Go to an Art Exhibit
  • Choose a Past Technique to Practice today.
  • Sketch Diary

DAY 13

  • Practice Gesture/Quick Draws. Go back LATER to fill in. So- do these at the park, take home and fill in details
  • Sketch Diary

DAY 14

  • REVIEW
  • VIEW FINDER TECHNIQUE


REST OF DAYS- assignments that utilize/practice techniques learned.






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