Upcoming Classes in 2019 and 2020
All Sessions run 10 weeks
All students have the opportunity for a web presence on the SIDP website
September 9-November 11, 2019 1:00 ET Mondays
This course builds drawing skills using graphite. We cover perspective, proportion, rendering textures, scientific conventions, lighting, and transferring drawings. Pen and ink is introduced. Students become comfortable with computer and technical skills for proper scanning, uploading and preparing artwork, as well as video conferencing and creating files. Professional and business practices are introduced. Fee covers all assignments, tutorials, handouts, video conferencing and emailing. Beginning and intermediate students are encouraged to apply.
January-March 2020 1:00 or 7:00pm ET Wednesdays
Session II builds on skills learned in Session I. Students become proficient in pen and ink and crowquill. Technique, composition, scratchboard, anatomy, professional practices, final projects, handouts, tutorials, live video conferencing and email are included as above. In all Sessions, we work from live material as much as possible.
September 11-November 13, 2019 7:00pm ET Wednesdays
Students explore watercolor and colored pencil and may include digital media. We develop advanced compositions, including infographics. Students complete three portfolio pieces and prepare for internships/independent studies, if desired. Professional practices, handouts, tutorials, live video conferencing, email.
Session IV-Internships, Independent Studies