Aspiring Art Series

Aspiring Art Series

Baby Portrait

Portrait of a baby 

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Portrait Drawing

Bring a portrait of your child, your grandparent or any other loved one and learn how to recreate that portrait as you’re very own artistic interpretation.

The class includes concepts that allow you to simplify the structures of the face, discover the placement of those features, and accurately draw them as a realistic portrait. Techniques in light and shadow will round out the introduction before students will learn to create their portraits and learn additional techniques using acrylic paints. Maximum 12 students.

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Dates: Tuesday and Thursday, August 22, 24, 29, 31 and September 5 and 7, 2017.
Time: 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Location: Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, 2nd Floor
Fee: $149 (includes materials)

Hand pencil drawing of a monster

Hand pencil drawing of a monster

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Drawing Monsters

Just in time for Halloween, students will be able to pick their favorite monster and develop techniques to bring their portraits to life. Students can bring photos of their favorite classic monsters and learn techniques to draw realistic features of the face and head. Other concepts addressed include light and shadow, and the use of light and dark values to define parts of your drawing.

Students who take Class #1 will be able to build upon techniques learned in that class. New students will use this fun theme and to be introduced to concepts of portrait drawing. Maximum 12 students.

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Dates: Tuesday and Thursday, October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19, 2017
Time: 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Location: Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, 2nd Floor
Fee: $149 (includes materials)

Drawing Star Wars® Characters

Black and white hand drawn portrait of a Star Wars Character

Black and white hand drawn portrait of a Star Wars Characte

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Fans of Star Wars will be able to capture the excitement following the December 15, 2017 release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Use of pencil and acrylic paints to create a realistic portrait of your favorite character. The class includes concepts that allow you to generalize the forms of the face, measure the geometric placement of those features and accurately draw them as a realistic portrait. Techniques in light and shadow will round out the introduction before students will learn to create their portraits and learn additional techniques using acrylic paints.

Students who take Class 1 and/or 2 will be able to build upon techniques learned in those classes. New students will be introduced to concepts of portrait drawing using this fun theme. Maximum 12 students.

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Dates: Tuesday and Thursday, January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25, 2018
5:30PM – 7:00PM
Fee: $149 (includes materials)
Location: Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, 2nd Floor