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Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Thursdays, January 5 – 26
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using. Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount. 

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Portrait Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your portrait drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, January 4 – 25
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best), Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended, Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board.

Medium and Support Items:

  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces,
  • Choice of conte crayon,
  • 6B graphite pencil or sticks,
  • china marker,
  • compressed charcoal,
  • carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint,
  • Large kneaded eraser,
  • Pink pearl eraser,
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils),
  • Clean small rags,
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums,
  • Stumps for blending (optional).

Drawing I: Fundamentals

This is an introductory drawing class with an emphasis on the fundamentals of how to draw what you see, and how to make things look 3-dimensional by modeling form with light and shadow. Focus will be primarily on creating original compositions of still life’s in developing these skills with the final class session including how to apply these techniques to drawing the figure.

Tuesdays, February 28 – April 4
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Weston Lee
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

  • 18 x 24” pad of newsprint (drawing paper)
  • Vine charcoal (sometimes called willow charcoal)
  • Regular pencil
  • 2B, 4B, and 6B graphite pencils
  • Kneaded eraser (any size)
  • Pink pearl eraser or “Magic Rub” eraser
  • Optional: pencil sharpener

 

Drawing: Introduction to Portraiture

This class teaches the proportions of the face and techniques of how to draw a portrait from observation. Includes an in-depth study of how to draw the eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. Through presentations, demonstrations and practice students will learn how to draw a portrait of a live model.

Tuesdays, January 10 – February 14
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Weston Lee
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount. 

  • 18 x 24” pad of newsprint (drawing paper)
  • 1 sheet of Canson pastel paper – medium gray
  • Vine charcoal (sometimes called willow charcoal)
  • Regular pencil
  • 2B, 4B, and 6B graphite pencils
  • 4B charcoal pencil
  • White charcoal pencil (suggest “Generals” brand)
  • Kneaded eraser (any size)
  • Pink pearl eraser or “Magic Rub” eraser
  • Optional: pencil sharpener

Portrait Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your portrait drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, November 9 – 30
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best), Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended, Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board.

Medium and Support Items:

  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces,
  • Choice of conte crayon,
  • 6B graphite pencil or sticks,
  • china marker,
  • compressed charcoal,
  • carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint,
  • Large kneaded eraser,
  • Pink pearl eraser,
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils),
  • Clean small rags,
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums,
  • Stumps for blending (optional).

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Thursdays, October 6 – 27
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using. Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount. 

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, October 5 – 26
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Thursday, September 8 – 29
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, September 7 – 28
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Drawing: Introduction to Portraiture

This class teaches the proportions of the face and techniques of how to draw a portrait from observation. Includes an in-depth study of how to draw the eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. Through presentations, demonstrations and practice students will learn how to draw a portrait of a live model.

Tuesdays, November 29 – December 13
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Weston Lee
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount. 

  • 18 x 24” pad of newsprint (drawing paper)
  • 1 sheet of Canson pastel paper – medium gray
  • Vine charcoal (sometimes called willow charcoal)
  • Regular pencil
  • 2B, 4B, and 6B graphite pencils
  • 4B charcoal pencil
  • White charcoal pencil (suggest “Generals” brand)
  • Kneaded eraser (any size)
  • Pink pearl eraser or “Magic Rub” eraser
  • Optional: pencil sharpener