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Drawing Studio: 10-13 - On Campus

This course offers an introduction to drawing as an exciting means of expression through writing, discussion, sketchbooks, and individual and group projects. Students explore a variety of drawing techniques and approaches, including essential elements of 2D design and art, as they develop an understanding of line, shape, shading, and light. Visit the Art Institute of Chicago to gain inspiration from a wide variety of paintings, sculptures, and objects. This course is designed for beginning students as well as those who want to continue developing their skills and confidence in drawing, and can be repeated for continued skill and idea building.

"Great teacher –– kind, supportive, explains concepts well, good control of class. Great concepts taught –– especially 'movement/figure drawing', good introduction to different styles of art." – Parent of student with Alex Dahm


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Class meeting time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Class meeting days Saturday
Building and room SP 407
Course number 2343
Course instructor Alex Dahm