Space is limited to 8 participants. Registration: Please call 702-647-7378 or email LeftOfCenterGallery@gmail.com to reserve your seat
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 class at Left of Center Gallery