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Nevada Landscapes: Exploring Tonal Values in Black and White Media

Nevada Landscapes: Exploring Tonal Values in Black and White Media

Monday, June 24
9 am – 2 pm

Tonal Range and Basin: Exploring Value in Drawings from Photographs of Nevada through Black & White Drawing Media. Using a wide variety of photographs from in and around Nevada as sources of study and inspiration, we will focus particularly on the element of value and tone in art work, gaining some skills and strategies of better understanding the nuanced relationships between light and dark in your drawings. No prior experience necessary, and all skill-levels welcome.

Monday, June 24
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Instructor: Austin Pratt
Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

Supply List:

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)

-Sack lunch

June 24, 2019 9 am – 2 pm