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Advanced Drawing 

Entering grades 7th-12th

July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (M-F) 


All supplies included.

Grace Elizabeth Studio - 113 N. Chestnut St. Assumption, IL 62510

**Please note that we will divide the classes between MS & HS if there is enough interest and camp times will be adjusted.


Advanced Drawing is designed for artists seeking to expand their artistic repertoire and push the boundaries of their creativity. Throughout this course, you will delve into the intricacies of shading, mastering the art of rendering light and shadow to create depth and dimension in your drawings. You will also explore the full tonal range, from the subtlest gradations to bold contrasts, to imbue your artwork with richness and complexity.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Shading Techniques: Explore a variety of shading techniques, including hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, and blending, to create dynamic and realistic textures in your drawings. Learn how to manipulate light and shadow to convey form, volume, and depth with precision and control.

  • Tonal Range Mastery: Develop a keen understanding of tonal values and how to effectively utilize them to create mood, atmosphere, and visual impact in your artwork. Experiment with different tonal scales and contrasts to evoke emotion and captivate the viewer's attention.

  • Pencil and Charcoal Expertise: Harness the expressive potential of pencil and charcoal as versatile drawing mediums. Learn advanced techniques for layering, smudging, and erasing to achieve nuanced effects and create compelling compositions with depth and dimension.

  • Composition and Concept Development: Explore advanced principles of composition and design to enhance the visual impact of your drawings. Develop your ability to conceptualize and execute complex ideas, creating drawings that resonate on both aesthetic and conceptual levels.

Who Should Attend: This class is ideal for an artist who is serious about andvancing their skill level and students who have a solid foundation in drawing and are eager to take their drawings to the next level. 


Join us for an enriching journey of artistic exploration and mastery in Advanced Drawing. Elevate your drawing skills, unleash your creativity, and discover the boundless possibilities of expression in this dynamic and inspiring course!

Advanced Drawing

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