Adult Drawing Classes Alameda

Drawing 101 Course

Current Weekly Class Schedule:

Starting October 24th: Thurs 6:30PM- 9:30PM

Starting Nov 4th: Mondays 6:30PM- 9:30PM

Try out in a sample lesson first! Saturday 4pm-5:30pm
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Only paid RSVPs have reserved their spots.
Limited space, max students per class 6.
Sorry, drop-ins and partial payments are not permitted for this course.

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Fundamentals of this course:
1. Composition
2. Proportions (objects’ relation)
3. Construction:
– perspective
– artist’s position related to the object
4. Tonality:
– light + highlight
– halftones
– core shadow
– reflected light
– cast shadow
5. Materials (types and logic of the hatching, work with pencil, etc.)

Beginners Course Overview: Ongoing workshop classes Monday and Thursday through January

  1. Axial objects – construction, chiaroscuro
    Homework – axial object


2. Objects with the perspective – construction, chiaroscuro
Homework – simple objects with the perspective


3. More difficult composition – constructive drawing, perspective
Homework – simple objects in the composition


4. Continuing
More difficult composition – chiaroscuro  
Homework – simple objects in the composition


5. Difficult constructive object – construction
Homework – constructive object


6. Continuing
Difficult constructive object – chiaroscuro
Homework – constructive object


7. Still Life – construction
Homework – little still life


8. Continuing
Still Life – construction/chiaroscuro
Homework – little still life


9. Continuing
Still Life – chiaroscuro
Homework – little still life

10. Final Show!! TBA
Presentation of Certificates! Champagne!
(for Final Show students will present 2 works: one by their choice, another – Still Life)

Supplies Needed:
Paper for drawing: size A3-A4
Pencils: b, b2, b4


Basic Principles of Classical Drawing Course
Ongoing Classes
$400 General

Ongoing Drawing 101 Classes
1 Course = 10 Classes =$400

Refund Policy: Full refunds can be given only if you cancel one week prior to the course starting date (we need time to find a replacement).

Cancellations made after the week prior to the course or no-shows are charged the full amount. No refunds are issued.

If you are going to miss the class, please let our instructor know. We prepare a workspace for every student every time.

Please understand we are a small studio and your fee goes towards paying for the instructor’s time and keeping our doors open.

Sorry, drop-ins and partial payments are not permitted for this course.
Every course = 10 classes
Everybody pays the same price, no exceptions.

Studio 23 Gallery reserves the right to cancel any class. Students will be contacted via phone or email asap and will receive a full refund. Classes are run by ARTPUSH a non-profit arts organization bases in Alameda.