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Drawing the Natural World (all levels) with Afsaneh Michaels_Wednesdays 10-12:30_Studio 1_starts 6/7/23

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Beginning/Intermediate Drawing the Natural World

June 7- July 12 (6 weeks) Wednesdays 10:00-12:30

This six-week course will connect you with the wonder of the nature around you and introduce you to drawing from nature. You will learn to draw branches, leaves, small flowers, fruits or vegetables and birds. Students of all levels are welcome.

We will use pencil, charcoal, colored pencils, or pastels, and watercolor combined with pencil. Emphasis is on drawing from real specimens and not necessarily working from photos. Small things are brought into the studio or your home as models.

This course will focus on learning about line weight, form, shading and composition and making lively, interesting and beautiful drawings. A wide range of mediums are introduced as part of the class. Demos are part of most classes and the instructor works with every student individually as well.

Please come with your sketchbook and pencils (dark or colored) and plan to have fun. A basic kit of materials can be purchased from the instructor by prior arrangement.

Studio 1 is the place to meet and have the class, some days we might move to studio 2 if there is work going on in studio 1.
Email: AfsanehAm@gmail.com
Tel: 415.533.0491
Instructor: Afsaneh A Michaels
Dates: June 7- July 12 (6 weeks)
Wednesday: 10:00-12:30 pm
Cost: $ 160.00 Members $180.00 Non-members
Studio: 1
Number of students: 15
Materials: Sketchbook, pencils (lead-2H, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B), Charcoal pencils (medium, dark, white) colored pencils (a full set). Email instructor for further info on materials. Instructor will have loose drawing paper (colored and white) for purchase.


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