We are going to start the drawing class with short timed, pure contour drawing to bypass your symbol system resulting in Shutting down the L-Mode of the Brain (Left Hemisphere).
This method is most effective for all students including adults.
The slowness of the drawing seems to push the left mode deeper and deeper into neutral. Or off.
We will also learn about the importance of composition. At 6-12 and older we will work on objects or ( characters) and their shape relationships and step by step build a form with shading and overlapping and dimension .
We will learn about key components such as positive shapes, negative shapes and the relationships with forms overlapping etc. and there basic shapes breaking down these elements into a well-organized effective composition that can recognize patterns in nature.
The wise artist employs the golden mean proportion in the design of their products and drawing’s because it mirrors the image of life. Since we are subliminally exposed to the proportion in so many elements of nature all through are lives, its only logical we should be drawn to man’s creative compositions that are organized with the same ratio.
If a child can't focus on a certain class day, I will provide Legos for the child to work with quietly.
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Teacher: Mio Brown Street
Minimum/maximum number of students: 6/10
Age range: all ages; adults welcome
Note to parents; please make sure your child is prepared for each class with all supplies on the list. Thank you.
*1 package of colored pencils 12 set. Supplies needed
*2 pencils 1 H2 and HB softer graphite.
*1 clear bag with zipper to hold the sharpener and the shavings.
* 1 eraser
* 1 Sheet of White Poster Board- can purchase at the dollar stores for 1 dollar
* 1 scotch tape
* 1 Package of 8.5 x 11.Copy Paper or A sketch Folder ….You can Purchase better paper for final projectsI will provide all props, colored paper, staple, rulers and the markers if I chose to teach marker techniques on various projects. I will teach them special techniques when it comes to color, shading and blending etc.
Mio Brown Street has a degree from The College of Du Page for Commercial Art , Design and Illustration, where shemaintained a 4.0 average grade. She teaches art at the Community College of Lake County, Adlai Stevenson High School, Montessori School and privately.
Family must register for LOGYC Coop in order to sign up for classes.