Drawing & Painting the Landscapes of the Natural World (Grades 6-9) – April Vacation


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Join us as we learn how to draw and paint the landscapes of the natural world around us. Included: Basic through Advanced Illustration Techniques, Perspective, Composition and Color Mixing- Recreating the brilliant colors of Sunsets, Bold cloud Formations and Dramatic Ocean Seascapes. We’ll draw Towering Cliffs, Caverns and Rock Formations as well as the Trees , Plants and Vegetation of habitats that range from Tropic Coral Reef environments, Serengeti plains, to Arctic Regions and Rainforest Jungles.

With his relaxed, efficient classroom style, artist teacher Robert Butler is known for his mentoring success with students of all ability levels and learning styles.   Through online demonstrations and all important individual instruction, his students develop real confidence in the fundamental through advanced techniques of illustration. All diagrams and written materials are included as PDF image files for students to print out for their art reference library and for class use. 
Students may choose to work with what art mediums they are most comfortable with or purchase materials per the following suggested list:

–       Drawing pencils with hardness in the 2B to 5B range
–       A kneaded eraser
–       Small pad of mixed media artists paper
–       For painting in acrylics the following colors:  Red, yellow, blue, green, purple, orange plus black and white
–       Paint brushes: synthetic fine liner “”0”, Round #8, and Flat #10.
–       Optional: Images of wildlife, or landscape you wish to use as your subject

Meets April 21, 22, and 23.

Robert Butler’s work has been shown at the Smithsonian, on Science based television and is held in private collections worldwide.

Start Date: 04/21/21, 3 meetings
Class Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Day of Week: Wednesday
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Robert Butler
Status: Running/Openings