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Observational Drawing

Educational program in Berkeley (United States)

Observational Drawing Wednesdays, September 18-October 19, 6:30-9:30pm

Tuition $235

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Build or strengthen the foundation of your artistic practice. This class offers students an introductory immersion into observational drawing. After looking at the origins of the convention of still-life drawing, students will learn techniques of proportion, line quality, composition, blending and shading to create their own contour and value drawings. Instruction and assignments may be adjusted to the student's skill level. 

Elizabeth Sims is an artist working in visual and social media, and has exhibited in galleries including The Royal Nonesuch Gallery and MacArthur B Arthur in Oakland. Her current project, Hello How Are You? in being produced by Invisible Venue in partnership with Kala Art Institute. She is also an art writer and has written for art publications including X-tra Contemporary Art Quarterly in Los Angeles. She is the Visual Arts Instructor at Holy Names High School in Oakland. Previously, she taught Visual Art and Art History at the Orange County High School for the Arts. Elizabeth received her MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in 2005.www.elizabethsimsprojects.com