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Introduction to Basic Drawing

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Learn how to compose with line, shape, tone, and color in a class designed to introduce you to the basics of drawing from life. Using still-life setups and our environment as sources of visual inspiration, you’ll find out how to work with perspective, positive and negative shape, and texture as you explore the use of traditional drawing materials. A great class for beginners!

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

SMC Emeritus Campus

Freddie Manseau 



Please read:  MATERIALS LIST Drawing Paper ( 9 x 12 or 11 x 14, 90 lbs. ) Canson Paper for Pastels, (9 x 12 or larger, 98 lbs.) Pastel paper tablet—variety of colors Set of 12 or more Soft Pastel Pencils (NOT OIL PASTEL ) Color pencils-any kind you like Drawing Pencils - HB, 2B, 4B, & 6B. Blending stump set. Optional: Pen - Black ink, like Fine Point Uni - Ball type (NOT BALLPOINT ) Kneaded Eraser & Hard Edged Rectangular Eraser Bag for Supplies If you have questions about supplies, please email instructor at



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/8/2020 - 2/12/2020 Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Santa Monica, SMC Emeritus Campus  Map, Room: 204 Freddie Manseau