Drawing Course with Jay Jensen

Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm - Start anytime

Dessin de Jay Jensen pour son cours de dessin
Dessin au crayon par Jay Jensen, cours de dessin
Cours de dessin au fusain et au crayon
Pencil or charcoal drawing
Flexible attendance
$320 +tx for 10 sessions of 3 hours

Course description

In this drawing course, Student will develop their ability to work from still lifes and with photographic references. We will discuss the different drawing materials,  use a variety of techniques and tools to develop your perception of shapes, proportions and values.

Depending on their levels and individual goals, student will have the choice to develop a personal project using photographic references, to copy an engraving or a drawing of Master, or to make a more complex still life.

We will use a variety of techniques and tools to develop your perception of shapes, proportions and values. Most techniques are applicable to pencil or graphite drawing.

Each student will follow a personal path and choose the subjects that interests him/her in order to structure his/her development while having fun in the execution.

Prerequisite

None. Students without drawing experience will be able to develop their eye by doing sketches studies or work using grids.

For beginners, we recommend to begin with simple forms and to progress toward more complicated subjects in order to develop a good control of values.

Materials

We provide the easel and the pleasant atmosphere!
Bring a drawing pad of at least 12x16 inches, drawing pencils (at least one HB pencil), an eraser (preferably kneaded), a ruler,

If you are missing some materials for the first class, we will gladly help you out for free.

 

Topics

(Adapted to each student)
  • How to approach the subject to be drawn
  • Measurement of proportions
  • Geometric shapes
  • Direction and undulation of lines
  • Light and shadow
  • Treatment of values
  • Perspective
  • Notions of anatomy

Teacher

Jay Jensen: Works and artistic statement