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Level I Classical Drawing – Session 1

February 26 - June 4

$300

First Time Youth Students Ages 8-13  |  5 Sessions
One Saturday monthly 12:30-2:30 pm

2022 Session Dates- Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 23, May 14, Jun 4

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In these progressively oriented Saturday art lessons, the fine art objective is to develop drawing and seeing skills in the serious young artist, ranging in age from 8 – 13.  First-time students begin by learning the three important moments of the start of a drawing: 1). The envelope, 2). The separation of Light from shadow, and 3). The block-in.

Simple still lifes of boxes and bottles are used for practice with perspective and proportion under a single light source. Students draw with charcoal on toned paper. Participants will learn how to see and successfully articulate monumental shapes of light and shadow, create the illusion of depth and fully realize tonal relationships. The Charles Bargue Drawing Course will be introduced during the second semester.

The mastery of skills are —
1). Successfully launching an envelope around the compositional elements in the still life arrangement
2). Successfully determining the correct tilts and angles of the still life arrangement
3). Successfully describing perspective in terms of the planes of the cube and the ellipsis of the circle
4). Consistently separating true light from true shadow
5). Consistently calibrating the value of the overall still life arrangement


[There is a $50 fee for all supplies needed for the 5 sessions, paid directly to instructor at the first session]

About the Artist Instructor: Our long-time instructor, Michela Mansuino, is an instructor at Studio Incamminati, where she graduated in in 2017, an Atelier for the study of humanist realism in Philadelphia. Her awards are numerous, including two honorable mentions from the Portrait Society of America, first prize in the Strictly Painting Competition, Finalist in the ARC International Salon. Michela continues to teach the Youth Program at The Arts of Great Falls on weekends, bringing classical art instruction to her youth students.  website=www.mansuino.com

Details

Start:
February 26
End:
June 4
Cost:
$300
Website:
https://greatfallsart.org

Venue

The Arts of Great Falls School
756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
Phone:
703-232-1575
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Organizer

The Arts of Great Falls
Phone:
703-232-1575
Email:
school@greatfallsart.org
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