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Beginning/Intermediate Drawing Class with Karen Leoni –2/7-4/11 Studio 2

February 14, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Beginning/Intermediate Drawing Class
Studio 2
Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm


Class Structure and Pricing: 
Introduction to the classical drawing principles to achieve 3-dimensionality of objects and portraits.  Light and shadow utilizing the 5-value system to achieve form, edge distinctions for form/cast shadow and perspective will also be discussed.  We will work from photo reference as well as from life depending on the subject matter — portraiture vs. still life.
Feb 7 – April 11 (10 weeks) Tuesday mornings
9:30am -12:30pm
Materials List:
  • Recommended for beginner: Smooth Newsprint Pad 11×14” – or whatever size you prefer
  • Recommended for intermediate: Sketch paper Series 300 or 400 11X14” – or whatever size you prefer
Drawing Clip Board – 11×17 or whatever size you prefer
Vine Charcoal – soft or medium
Compressed charcoal (one stick minimum)
Kneaded Eraser and/or stick eraser 
Blending stumps and/or Tortillons for blending 
These common supplies are typically readily available online on Amazon or www.blick.com or in person at the Michael’s store in Pleasant Hill


Gateway Art Studio 1
1001 Golden Rain Road, Walnut Creek
CA, CA 94595 United States