Space is limited to 8 participants. Registration: Please call 702-647-7378 or email LeftOfCenterGallery@gmail.com to reserve your seat
Please pay for the class in person or online via our donation page, be sure to note that your donation is for the beginning art class!
Our new offering, Beginning Drawing Through an African Diasporic Lens, will be led by teaching artist, Lance L. Smith! This class will be a four-week exploration of fundamental drawing techniques through the lens of African Diasporic Sculpture and cloth at the Left of Center Museum Collection of African Art.
Course is designed to offer a disciplined foundation in drawing concepts based on visual observation.
4/19 – Week One: LINE: LINE WEIGHT, MATERIALITY & CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF MARK-MAKING
4/26 – Week Two: FORM: STYLIZATION OF THE FORM: FLORA & FAUNA
5/3 – Week Three: REPETITION: MEDITATION OF NATURAL MATERIALS
5/10 – Week Four: VALUE: LIGHT & DARK
- Newsprint 9×12, 100 sheets 1 pad
- or 8.5×11 sketchbook
- Drawing Pad, 18” x 24”
- Charcoal pencils kit with a kneaded eraser
- Blending Stumps
- 4B or 6B drawing pencil
- Ballpoint or felt-tip pen in black
- Mixed Media or Watercolor Papers (optional, but recommended)
** Items may be purchased in a bundle at Desert Art Supply, just let them know you’re taking Lance’s Beginning class at Left of Center Gallery