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Now accepting student enrollment for


“Introduction to Drawing and Critical Drawing Techniques”




Instructor James Xavier Barbour 


Instructor  Lauren J. Caldarola




 This co-instructed  class will serve as a fantastic introduction class for those begining their journey as an artist or  wishing to improve and to master  their skills in drawing.  It is designed for those wishing to better understand critical drawing techniques that are essential to capturing what you see as an artist with  accuracy,  and with a much more realistic description of three dimensional form.  


This class  will discuss basic concepts in drawing technique, the construction form by way of  its  basic geometric form, and thoughts on how to build a more effective and powerful composition which includes a sense of movement, light and shadow, or focal point.  Concepts in shading technique, understanding the effects of light, and the strengths and weakeness of various drawing methodology will be discussed. 


Various types of  drawing media and surfaces will be explored in an effort to understand their unique properties and capabilities.


The class will include lectures and demonstrations by the teacher as well as one-on -one critiques with students. 


cost : $250 monthly  




This  ongoing class starts on the first Friday  of each month  and  meets every Friday

between 6 pm-8 pm




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