Arts, Crafts & Photography
This course is a study of the technical, realistic skills of drawing. It is suitable for beginner to intermediate levels.
Upon completing the class, you will be able to center a composition, render objects reasonably in proportion and perspective, and execute the four elements of shading. With still-life as the subject matter and graphite pencils as the media, you will learn how to begin and complete a large finished drawing. The first class is devoted to a detailed lecture, with examples, of the entire drawing process from development to review. A supply list will be provided and discussed as well.
Instructor Jennifer Littleton is a graduate of MICA, experienced teacher, founder of the Littleton School of Art,
and member of the Charcoal Club of Baltimore.
Note: Cost of supplies estimated at $50.
Enroll early, class size is limited to 10.
Jennifer Littleton, founder of the Littleton School of Art, international award-winning water-colorist, exhibitor with the American Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society, and MICA graduate, will guide you through an intensive study of realistic watercolor.
The first class is devoted to a detailed lecture, with examples, of the entire painting process from development to review. A supply list will be provided and discussed. In the following weeks, through discussion, demonstration, and practice, you will learn to render a detailed line drawing, transfer it to watercolor paper, and practice with flat and round brushes. You will utilize numerous practice sheets to gain mastery of tints, complimentary colors, and color theory. You will create one monochromatic painting. Materials list will be distributed at the first class. Enroll early, class size limited. Note: Cost of supplies estimated at $85.
Join educator and professional photographer Walter Calahan to learn and optimize the use of your smart phone. Create memorable images as you begin to understand various functions: exposure, focus, panorama, and high dynamic range. Experiment with composition and editing to enhance your photograph and improve your image.
Bring your smart phone (Apple or Android) and/or tablet and a snack or lunch.
Flash drive optional.