Drawing Is a Feeling, Part 1: Introduction to Line, Space and Shape

GENINT 731.271

Osher (50+). In this course, students learn elemental drawing techniques such as contour and gesture drawing.


What you can learn.

  • Learn how to use line, space, and shape in drawing
  • Improve drawing skills
  • Improve understanding of art techniques
  • Understand basic drawing history

About this course:

In this virtual course, we present line, space and shape through elemental drawing techniques such as contour and gesture drawing. Exercises introduce the relationships between mark making and seeing. Each meeting is interactive—students draw together, discuss their individual processes and share their drawings. A virtual studio visit with a  guest artist provides additional inspiration.  Drawing materials: 9 in. x 12 in. drawing pad; set of drawing pencils, HB to 6B, a micron 01 black pen and micron 01 red pen.

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