Four Week Course
Thurs, Jan. 12 to Feb. 2, 2023
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ET
Taught in English and Spanish
(Members have a 20% discount with code)
This virtual 4-week course is intended for beginner-intermediate students who want to learn a step-by-step process of making a still-life drawing. It covers all the basics of composition, structure, shading, and representational techniques.
You will learn to draw and shade the different objects of a still life, understanding proportions, measurements and comparison as well as shadows, tones and values in them.
Through constant evaluation during class, you will receive individual instruction and demonstrations. The instructor will see how students follow the proposed exercises, making them aware of all the things learned and what needs correction to improve their drawing skills.
First + Second class: Rendering and Setting
● Execute line eye control
● Different type of positions
● Several kinds of samples
● Arranging a group of objects
● Composition and Construction
● Proportions and comparison
● Diverse Planes of depth
Third + Fourth class: Light & Shadow
● Light and shade in the objects
● Types of Shading
● Preliminary layers of shading
● Toned Values
● Different angles and levels of Light
● Darkest and Lightest area and the modulations between
● Cast Shadows and Shadows edges
● Handling Details
About the Instructor
Pablo Contrisciani earned his Masters in Fine Arts, Painting at Facultad de Bellas Artes, National University of La Plata, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally. His work forms part of public and corporate collections from USA, Latin America and Europe. Pablo is an Oolite Arts alumnus (1998-2006 and 2010-2015) and works as a painting instructor since 1998.