The Darien Arts Center is offering new virtual drawing classes for adults with artists Nancy McTague-Stock and Joel Flora. Register at darienarts.org or call (203) 655-8683 for more information. The Darien Arts Center is located at 2 Renshaw Road, behind the Town Hall.
Beginning Drawing with Nancy with Nancy McTague-Stock, for Adults
Drawing with Parallel Lines - May 27 |10-11am Throughout history, artists have used the parallel line method of drawing. It is descriptive in its own way. From DaVinci to Giorgio Morandi and others, you will see how it can be effective as you broaden your horizons in drawing! Please have drawing paper, white eraser, ruler, H or HB pencil and either a fine point Sharpie or a fine point permanent ink marker.
Stippling Drawing - June 3 | 10-11am
Stippling is a popular type of mark making which people enjoy, as it allows you to create gray scale tonality in a new way! All you need is an HB or B micron marker pen, or a very fine sharpie pen, drawing paper, a white eraser and an object or objects to draw!
Photographic Realism and Drawing with a Grid - June 10 | 10-11am
All kinds of artists rely on a grid to facilitate creating works of art in a photographic realism style. Learn this simple technique and begin your own masterpieces! Please have two copies of two photographs you are interested in drawing. 5X7 or 8 x 10 will work well. If you wish to use pencil, print out one copy in black and white and one in color. For colored pencil, use color copies. Come with your wide range of pencils including an H or HB, a ruler, white eraser and good, heavy drawing paper!
Coffee and Draw with Joel Flora for Adults
Perspective Drawing - June 11 | 10-11am
Learn how to create images involving one and two point perspective. This will come in useful for drawing landscapes that involve buildings and other three dimensional objects to create dimension within your scene .