Each class will run for 6 weeks, meeting each Wednesday
Fall Session: October 5 - November 9
Winter Session: January 11- February 15
Spring Session: April 5- May 10
Summer Session: June 14 - July 19
Class time is 6:00pm - 8:30pm, with a break. Class space is limited, please register prior to class.
Class Offerings include:
- Life Drawing with Model; OPEN
- Basic Drawing - OPEN
- Pen and Ink Techniques - OPEN
- How to Draw a Comic Book; OPEN
Life Drawing is an extremely rewarding and challenging activity that requires a logical sequence of drawing principals. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, artists are encouraged to draw at their own pace. This course will focus on gesture drawing, basic anatomy and construction, an introduction into drawing the human body in a relaxed yet creative environment. The goal of this course is to expand the artist's natural ability and build more confidence in artistic expression.
Basic Drawing - All drawing begins HERE! Whether you're into drawing portraits, landscapes, animals, or comic book superheroes, all drawing requires the basic fundamentals covered in this fun and interesting evening class. Instructor Fernando Ruiz, writer/artist for Archie Comics as well as a Kubert School graduate himself, will guide you through the basic shapes, light and shadow, texture, composition, and everyone's favorite topic... perspective! Learn what each of these topics mean and how to best apply them to your own art. Beginners and experienced artists alike will enjoy this journey through the essentials of Basic Drawing! Students must provide their own sketch pads, pencils, straight edges and erasers.
Scheduled topics include:
Week 1: Basic Shapes
Week 2: Perspective part 1
Week 3: Perspective part 2
Week 4: Light & Shadow
Week 5: Texture
Week 6: Composition
Pen and Ink Techniques:
Ever want to learn how to draw with a brush or quill?
How to Draw a Comic Book: This course is the next step in upgrading your cartooning skills to a more professional level. It is available to those who have completed the evening Basic Drawing course or to more advanced students. Students must provide their own sketch pads, pencils, straight edges and erasers. Students should also bring samples of their artwork to the first day of class.
Scheduled topics include:Week 1: Importance of ReferenceWeek 2: The Human Figure and Character DesignWeek 3: Facial Expression, Body Language, and Action PosesWeek 4: Perspective, Props and BackgroundsWeek 5: Point-of-View, Panels, and Page DesignWeek 6: Shading and Dramatic Lighting
Enroll online or call us at 973-361-1327. firstname.lastname@example.org.