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Basic Drawing Techniques (Online)

October 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - October 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm


Collura – Wed, Oct 21 (5pm-6pm); Thurs, Oct 22 (5pm-6pm); Sat Oct 24 (10am-12pm)


Students will learn basic drawing techniques as they create observational drawings. Students will build on their ability to identify contour lines of an object then add value to create a realistic drawing using shading techniques including highlights and shadows. As the class progresses, each learner will be able to determine if they are ready to learn perspective techniques to draw a composition based on objects and images they observe around them.


Materials List: I am listing Michael’s as the supplier since you can order on-line with free delivery service or use curbside pick up for your order.


Bristol Sheets, Vellum (22.5”X 28.5”) (2 sheets)
Artist’s Loft Fundamental Sketching & Drawing Set (1 Set)
Tombow Mono Drawing Pens (Set of 3)
Compressed Charcoal Sticks (4 piece set)


About the instructor: Linda Collura is an artist and an art educator. She currently has a studio in Pittsboro, NC, where she creates mixed media paintings and teaches art in a public school. As a member of the Chatham Artist Guild, her studio, named Studio 366 (to help guide you to the address), draws visitors to view and buy her artwork. She has been painting and drawing all of her life and finds inspiration from nature, often creating whimsical paintings using the media that translates during the process of creating an individual artwork. Watercolor, acrylic, colored pencils, and collage are often used. You can view her artwork at


This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.

All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!


October 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
October 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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(919) 929-2787
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