Class Description: Basic Art & Drawing is designed for beginners who want to learn basic drawing skills and techniques using pencils and pens orthe intermediate artists who desire to improve their skill and technique. Students will learn to use contour and gesture, shading, and perspective all in a relaxed, fun, and informative environment. Classes will include instruction and demonstration of various design elements including composition, texture, repetition, color schemes, and the use of positive and negative space creatively. Each class will have a different project that will be completed in one evening to give students a finished work of art to bring home. Classes begin in September. Contact Art Mundo at 772-466-1010 for more information.
About the Instructor: Shelly has been drawing and painting since age 5. She majored in art in high school and in college. A Fine Arts graduate of IRSC, Shelly has also had training in fashion design, block-printing, collage, and graphic arts. She was an illustrator for the Fort Pierce Tribune. Shelly has won many awards for her work over the years, including several from the Backus Museum. Since becoming an empty-nester, she has devoted herself full time to Art Mundo, and is eager to share her knowledge with all.
- 9 x 12 acid-free drawing pad
- Assorted drawing pencils
- White erasers
- Blending stumps (tortillions)
- At least one drawing pen (a fine point Sharpie will work okay)
A limited number of kits will be available for purchase for a cost of $6 each to be paid to the instructor.