Drawing in Color with Julie Tyslicky

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April 10, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A basic to Intermediate drawing skills with knowledge of values and shading in black and white are extremely helpful skills to have before learning to draw with colored pencils. This class is not designed to teach you how to draw. We will be using your existing drawing skills and applying color to them. We will cover different papers, layering techniques, blending techniques, learning to use complimentary colors to enhance your drawings.

When: Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00pm, April 10th – May 15th

Fee: $115 for members, $130 for non-members

About the Instructor: Julie Tyslicky

Skills covered in class:
-How to use your colored pencils
-Different types of pencils, wax base versus oil base, hard pencils and soft
-Different papers to use
 -Surfaces you can create to draw on
 -learning to layer colored pencil
 -Different blending techniques including solvents,
 -Color theory used to create better color   drawings
 -Practice creating shadows with   complimentary colors
 -Starting you toward developing your   own style
Supplies:
*Set of colored pencils
(12 is fine, 24 would offer you better options in color blending)
 If you are purchasing pencils other than regular prismacolor…. in general, if the wood around the lead is round, the pencils are softer and easier to learn with and pencils that have sides like a regular writing pencil have a harder lead and can cause issues with learning to layer.
*colorless blending pencil
*Pad of drawing paper
*pearl eraser (black, pink or white)
Optional supplies:
*pad of black or colored paper
*battery operated eraser
*colored pencil paper
*small bottle of Gamsol (oderless mineral spirits) found near oil painting supplies
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