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ART 01 - Drawing Animals in Ink (Ages 12-15)


with Anna Trodglen

Calendar Aug 26, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

**This class skips Sept. 2**

In this class we will learn various black and white techniques, as well as a little anatomy and perspective. We will also learn hatching and stippling to create depth and volume.  Using the five line system, which helps break everything down to simple shapes, the student will create pictures which they can be proud of.

We will use pencil for the first two weeks, followed by two weeks of pencil and pen, following with pencil, ink wash, and pen.

Animals selected are:  Tigers, squirrels, whales, raccoons,meerkats, and alligators.

Supply List:

  • #2 pencils and sharpener
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Bottle of India ink in black
  • Medium sized mop brush
  • One very fine tipped brush
  • Box of 10 ultrafine markers in black
  • Box of fine markers in black
  • Tiny tube of white watercolor paint
  • 11x14 mixed media pad
  • Small clear bottle for mixing ink in that will fit the mop brush.

You can order your supplies and have them ready for you at your first class by ordering from Binders! Drawing Animals in Ink supply list available here:

About the Instructor:  Anna Trodglen - Anna studied drawing and painting at Ga State University.  She drew dogs at a local groomers for two years and for the past twelve years has drawn animals at fairs, zoos, American Kennel Club shows, pet stores, and arts events. She is a many times published author and illustrator of both children’s and adults’ books.

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