A true piece of art is concerned not only with technique but also and more importantly with self-expression. In this class, we will emphasize individual creativity. The participants will explore their personal world in order to create a body of work that is unique. During class, we will also cover all technical aspects of drawing and painting that may arise. These may include:
– Basic concepts of perspective, shadowing, light to dark tones, composition
– Basic pencil techniques
– Drawing still life
– Watercolor: materials and techniques
– Acrylic: materials and techniques
Bring samples of artwork you have done before!
Materials List: Colored pencils, Pencil sharpener, Cotton balls, Paper
Optional Materials: Watercolor paint, Acrylic paint, Brushes, Rag (a piece of cloth), Watercolor paper, Canvas
About the Teacher: Santiago Gervasi holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts. He has shown his artwork both nationally and abroad. Santiago has been teaching art for almost two decades and has concentrated during the last decade on teaching art in senior communities throughout the Bay Area.
HOW TO JOIN THE EVENT:
To join by phone, dial 888-475-4499 (toll-free) or 669-900-6833 (local). Enter Meeting ID: 859 4154 3946, then press # twice.
To join with video, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/85941543946 to register and join. Wait in the “waiting room” until the activity is ready to start.
To create a friendly environment and minimize interruptions, we will close the activity to new participants 15 minutes after the start time. The above link will work on your tablet or your computer. You’ll be prompted to download a Zoom app the first time you use Zoom. If you’re using a PC or Mac, you can join from your web browser without using the Zoom software.