Great for beginners or for those wanting to improve their drawing skills. The ability to draw is fundamental to improving your artwork no matter what medium you work with. In this 4-week class, students will learn how to draw what they see. Each week, students will cover various techniques on how to produce beautiful drawings including shape, texture, tone, and proportion. Students will be able to improve their drawing and observational skills and capture what they see with accuracy. Teens are welcome too!
What to bring to class:
A reference image that you would like to draw. It could be a picture or photograph you like. A small three-dimensional object could also be used.
materials can be purchased at Townsend Atelier’s shop prior to or during class
Set of pencils 2h, hb, 2b, 4b
Optional: charcoal or charcoal pencils
About the instructor:
Bruno Poço is a Portuguese-South African visual artist. He grew up in Johannesburg, where he attended the National School of the Arts and the University of the Witwatersrand. There, he earned a Fine Arts degree and specialized in drawing, printmaking, and photography. He also holds a post-graduate certificate in education and taught at the College of Digital Photography in Johannesburg for ten years. His own work ranges from etchings, woodcuts, and landscape drawings to fine art photography. His most recent photography exhibition, titled “Bicycle People”, was shown in Austin, Texas earlier this year.