FOUNDATIONS SERIES

Illustrative Voices' Foundations Series focuses on the fundamentals skills needed to be a successful artists.

Life Drawing, Color Theory & Design, and Observational Painting are the core of our Foundations Series. Our Foundations Series focus on understanding how the interaction of light and shadow creates the form of objects, and how that form is used to visually interpret their design.

Foundations Series classes are offered twice a week and are approximately 2-hours in duration. 

Class descriptions and schedules.

Life Drawing 101

Mondays & Wednesdays

16:00-17:50

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Ages 14 - Adult

Life Drawing 101 is a beginning level drawing class where artists analyze how value, light and shadow, and perspective affect form. Working primarily in vine and compressed charcoal artists will create compositions from life in relation to line, shape & mass, space, light, textures & patterns, and rhythm.

Skill level: Beginner, but all skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.

Life Drawing 102

Tuesdays & Thursdays

18:00-19:50

Ages 14 - Adult

Life Drawing 102 is an intermediate level drawing class where artists analyze how value, light and shadow, and perspective affect form. Working primarily in graphite pencils and graphite sticks artists will create compositions from life in relation to line, shape & mass, space, light, textures & patterns, and rhythm.

Skill level: Intermediate, but all skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.

Life Drawing 103

Mondays & Wednesdays

18:00-19:50

Ages 14 - Adult

Life Drawing 103 is an advanced level drawing class where artists analyze how value, light and shadow, and perspective affect form. Working primarily in oil and chalk pastels artists will create compositions from life in relation to line, shape & mass, space, light, textures & patterns, and rhythm.

Skill level: Advanced, but all skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.

Color Theory & Design

Mondays & Wednesdays

18:00-19:50

Ages 14 - Adult

 

Color Theory & Design provides an in-depth study of color and design principles, as well as explores color harmony unity in design. This course covers topics such as muting and toning colors, color psychology, advancing/receding color, simultaneous contrast, color proportion, the influence of light temperature on color, design unity, and visual emphasis. Working primarily in gouache paint artists artists explore composition and layout through the selective use of color schemes, saturation, temperature, and value contrast for illustration projects.

Skill level: All skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.

Observational Painting 101

Mondays & Wednesdays

16:00-17:50

Ages 14 - Adult

Observational Painting 101 explores how to analyze value, light and shadow, and perspective affect form. Working primarily in acrylic paints artists will create compositions from life in relation to line, shape & mass, space, light, textures & patterns, and rhythm.

Skill level: All skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.

Observational Painting 102

Mondays & Wednesdays

18:00-19:50

Ages 14 - Adult

Observational Painting 102 further explores how value, light and shadow, and perspective affect form. Working primarily in oil paints artists will create compositions from life in relation to line, shape & mass, space, light, textures & patterns, and rhythm.

Skill level: All skill levels welcome!

 

Additional Information:

 

Supplies: Supply list will be sent via email after class registration.
Please Note: Until further notice, this interactive class will be presented live through Zoom. A link to join the class will be sent via email prior to the first class meeting.