Artist Jeremy Anacker will guide you through the basics of observational drawing, building your confidence with a pencil in your hand and a sketchpad in your lap. Students will learn the academic approach to seeing and visually responding while studying various still life subjects. You will learn how to draw from a grid, use charcoal, drafting pencils and more. Work on your hand-eye coordination skills, gain acuity of seeing, and broaden your knowledge of classical drawing techniques.
Jeremy, UW-Madison Alum, can't. stop. creating. With experience and expertise in printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and painting, Jeremy has been offering his depth of artistic knowledge to the UW community since 2002. He received professional training at The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and Atelier Prohl. Take his courses for a relaxed and positive art making experience that will also inform you of useful techniques and tips to broaden your creative repertoire.
**Heads up! On the first day we will start right away with three hours of active studio time as we will be drawing on large drawing pads with ebony pencils and kneaded erasers right away. Ask for help from your favorite art supply store to find the specific items on the supply list.
Bring 18"x24" white drawing pad, with 50 - 100 sheets, ebony pencil, pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, vine charcoal sticks, and 6 technical drawing pencils (6h, 4h, 2h, 2b, 4b, 6b) You are also welcome to bring any additional supplies that you wish to work with.
UW Students and Union Members pay $10 less than listed fee. Check box and use ID/Member Number for discount on Fees Page.