Drawing for Young Adults (Weekly - 9 Weeks) with William Demaria

Washington Printers Gallery Drawing For Young Adults

Drawing for Young Adults (Weekly - 9 Weeks) with William Demaria

General Admission
$405.00 + $28.35 ticket fee
Drawing for Young Adults

When: Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Class Description:

Whether you want to be a traditional oil painter or a digital illustrator, it is very important to have a solid foundation in drawing.

This 9-week class will allow students to pursue their own interests in art while also being introduced to fundamental principles of drawing.

This class will start with pencil, then explore powdered graphite, and pen. Students will be provided with a mix of drawing exercises to develop their skills and opportunities to develop their own interests. 

Bio 

William Demaria is a Baltimore based artist who has always loved drawing and traditional oil painting. He finds the process of creating artwork itself to be beautiful and has always been interested in studying the way artwork is made. He believes that every student, no matter their skill level, has an individual voice that should be developed. His teaching style is flexible and the pace of his classes adapts to suite individual students needs

Level: Beginner 

Syllabus: For 9-week class

Week 1 (Jul 2) Master Copy Bargue Drawing- Introduce Comparative Measurement

Week 2 (Jul 9) Still Life- Drawing from Direct Observation.

Week 3 (Jul 16) Landscape- Composition, Working from photo. Drawing with Pen.

Week 4 (Jul 23) Personal Projects

Week 5 (Jul 30) Personal Projects

Week 6 (Aug 6) Personal Projects

Week 7 (Aug 13) Personal Projects

Week 8 (Aug 20) Personal Projects

Week 9 (Aug 27) Personal Projects

Age Group: Teen

Number of participants: max 6

Mask optional 

Essential supplies (no need to purchase new tools and materials if you already have your own.)

Recommended Pencils. 6 or 12 Set Recommended. 2b pencil essential if you only want to buy 1.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/staedtler-lumograph-drawing-sketching-pencils/

Pencil Sander

https://www.dickblick.com/products/richeson-sandpaper-pointer/

Soft Brush (3/8” Flat)

https://www.dickblick.com/products/utrecht-manglon-synthetic-brushes/ 

Powdered Graphite

https://www.dickblick.com/products/generals-graphite-powder/ 

Pens- Assortment of sizes recommended. 005 is essential. 

https://www.dickblick.com/products/sakura-pigma-micron-pen/ 

Hot Pressed Paper- Recommended to go to an art store and pick out something in person. Paper should feel sturdy and have a texture you like.

I use these:

https://www.dickblick.com/products/strathmore-300-series-bristol-board-pads/

Drawing Board

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-sketch-pad-clip-board/ 

Lightweight Easel: Students will be responsible for their own easel. These are lightweight, easy to transport, and not too expensive.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-studio-aluminum-tripod-travel-easel/

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Drawing for Young Adults

When: Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Class Description:

Whether you want to be a traditional oil painter or a digital illustrator, it is very important to have a solid foundation in drawing.

This 9-week class will allow students to pursue their own interests in art while also being introduced to fundamental principles of drawing.

This class will start with pencil, then explore powdered graphite, and pen. Students will be provided with a mix of drawing exercises to develop their skills and opportunities to develop their own interests. 

Bio 

William Demaria is a Baltimore based artist who has always loved drawing and traditional oil painting. He finds the process of creating artwork itself to be beautiful and has always been interested in studying the way artwork is made. He believes that every student, no matter their skill level, has an individual voice that should be developed. His teaching style is flexible and the pace of his classes adapts to suite individual students needs

Level: Beginner 

Syllabus: For 9-week class

Week 1 (Jul 2) Master Copy Bargue Drawing- Introduce Comparative Measurement

Week 2 (Jul 9) Still Life- Drawing from Direct Observation.

Week 3 (Jul 16) Landscape- Composition, Working from photo. Drawing with Pen.

Week 4 (Jul 23) Personal Projects

Week 5 (Jul 30) Personal Projects

Week 6 (Aug 6) Personal Projects

Week 7 (Aug 13) Personal Projects

Week 8 (Aug 20) Personal Projects

Week 9 (Aug 27) Personal Projects

Age Group: Teen

Number of participants: max 6

Mask optional 

Essential supplies (no need to purchase new tools and materials if you already have your own.)

Recommended Pencils. 6 or 12 Set Recommended. 2b pencil essential if you only want to buy 1.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/staedtler-lumograph-drawing-sketching-pencils/

Pencil Sander

https://www.dickblick.com/products/richeson-sandpaper-pointer/

Soft Brush (3/8” Flat)

https://www.dickblick.com/products/utrecht-manglon-synthetic-brushes/ 

Powdered Graphite

https://www.dickblick.com/products/generals-graphite-powder/ 

Pens- Assortment of sizes recommended. 005 is essential. 

https://www.dickblick.com/products/sakura-pigma-micron-pen/ 

Hot Pressed Paper- Recommended to go to an art store and pick out something in person. Paper should feel sturdy and have a texture you like.

I use these:

https://www.dickblick.com/products/strathmore-300-series-bristol-board-pads/

Drawing Board

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-sketch-pad-clip-board/ 

Lightweight Easel: Students will be responsible for their own easel. These are lightweight, easy to transport, and not too expensive.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-studio-aluminum-tripod-travel-easel/

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

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