If you write or print you can draw. Talent may speed up the process however, drawing is a learned skill that anyone can achieve with direction and practice. Learning to draw can be the gateway to self-expression and appreciation of the world at large. The course will cover the basic drawing principles and techniques such as proportional measurement, perspective and shading. The mediums used in the course are graphite, charcoal, conté, and pen. The focus is to build perception skills and hand-eye co-ordination, because all drawing is an active way of SEEING.
Kathy Chelin has a wealth of experience teaching art with both teens and adults. For the past 25 years, she has taught enriched classes in Drawing, Painting, Illustration and Sculpture at Unionville High School, the designated School for the Arts in York Region. She teaches a variety of drawing and sculpture classes throughout the city to adults and teens. In addition, she regularly does figure and portrait drawing workshops for OSEA (Ontario Society for Art Education) and she continues to teach studio classes to art teachers at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.