Life Drawing/Painting Class – 10am June 22-25, 2021
Where: West Madison Elementary School
When: Tuesday through Friday, June 22-25, 2021. 10:00am-12:00pm
Supplies: Included in class fee (pencils, pastels, paints, etc.)
Art Instructor: Noel Newquist (Mr. New)
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Life Drawing Learning Targets
The purpose of the Life Drawing Class is to understand how to observe the world around you, and re-create an image of what you see. Each session will focus on different techniques and materials. Register today to gain a more complete understanding of how to draw what you see. These classes are OPEN TO ALL AGES. You’re never too young or old to start learning about art.
The $125 registration fee includes all supplies and all four days of class. June 22-25 10am-12pm, at West Madison Elementary.
Tuesday, June 22nd, 10am – Measuring, Shading, and Textures
Learn the basic skills needed to observe the world around you and copy the lights, shadows, and textures that you see. Create value scales and practice textures. Draw simple objects by measuring relative sizes and shapes.
Wednesday, June 23rd, 10am – Observing Color
Create a monochromatic painting and begin to practice with color blending. Learn to identify colored light sources, local color, and reflected color.
Thursday, June 24th, 10am – Plein Air Drawing and Painting
Take your art supplies outdoors, and draw/paint the world around you! (weather permitting)
Friday, June 25th, 10am – Gestural Figures
Study how the human body moves, and learn to draw the human figure in action.
Mister New will provide all of the necessary supplies, to include pencils, erasers, papers, markers, oil pastels, paints, etc. As references, students in the Life Drawing courses will use famous artworks, photos of real places/things, random household objects, the great outdoors, each other, and imagination.
A maximum of 20 students will be allowed per session. If that threshold is met, we will consider offering the same classes again later in the summer.
West Madison Elementary School
4976 Wall Triana Hwy
Madison, AL 35758
The Life Drawing Class will be taught by local elementary school art teacher: Noel Newquist, known as Mr. New by students across Madison. As a National Board Certified art teacher for Madison City’s elementary schools, Mr. New has 13 years of experience working with every level of art student, from beginners to national award-winners. To enjoy free lessons from Mr. New, check out Mr. New’s Art Class on YouTube.