Saturday art classes at the garage are off to a great start. Here’s what’s happening so far. In the age 8 and up class we worked on negative space drawings and then added watercolor to make them pop. I always love this lesson because it really helps students draw things with the correct proportions. I use leaves and ribbons as the subject and pin them to a board the same size as the paper. Seeing negative shapes really helps the drawing process.
The Teen/Adult class started with value drawings with graphite pencil and moved on to Prismacolor pencils on gray paper. Understanding value is the first step in learning how to render form.