0607 • Life Drawing Class

Life Drawing
Instructor: Paulette Gill
Ages: Adults 16+
Time:  9:00 AM – 12:00PM
Day(s): Wednesday
Date(s): June 7, 2023
Member Fee: $25
General Fee: $35
Location: Sierra Arts Academy • 1995 Dickerson Rd, Reno
Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Students will experiment with various drawing materials and processes to create bot accurate and creative representational works,
For more information about the instructor, Paulette Gill, click here: Artist Bio

Materials:  The following are suggested basic supplies. All media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board: 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad:  18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

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