Pre-College Saturday Studio Class: The Essentials of Drawing
with Athena Scott
This class is for high-school students of all abilities and experience levels, from novices to veterans.
Students will learn the fundamental principles of drawing and strengthen their observational skills. They will be introduced to a variety of materials and techniques while drawing from still-life, live-figure models and historic casts. Students will deepen their understanding of proportions, perspective, light & shadow, line, tone, and composition. This class will be an opportunity to strengthen essential skills and create outstanding portfolio pieces.
Students will have opportunity to paint nude models. $35 model fee included in course fee.
Please bring supplies:
- 18 by 24 standard drawing pad
- 18 by 24 newsprint pad (50 sheets)
- Pencils #2H and 4B and 6B
- Sketch book (9 by 11 inches or approximate size)
- Vine charcoal
- Compressed Charcoal
- Plastic film eraser (STAEDTLER mars plastic eraser is ideal)
- Kneaded eraser
This course provides 1.0 undergraduate credit. See Pre College Credit Policy
No class on Saturday Nobember 25th.
Fall 2023: Sep 23 - Dec 2nd, 2023
Sat for 10 weeks from 11:00 am - 2:00 pmClass has begun
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions
Room: Historic Landmarc Bld. Studio 6