Drawing for Teens (Introductory to Advanced Level) – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Drawing for Teens (Introductory to Advanced Level)

Drawing for Teens (Introductory to Advanced Level)
Date: September 20 – November 8, 2022 (Tuesdays, 8 weeks)
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Instructor: Jeff Wilson
Ages: 13 to 18 years
Fee: $88 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $101.20 plus HST (Non-Members)

This course covers all of the essentials of creating art, with the focus on figure drawing, character design, and story development: we will investigate composition and form, value scale, 1, 2, & 3 point perspective, character design / story development, and anatomy (head/body + dynamic poses). All skill levels are welcome.

Materials needed: Intermediate and advanced students, please bring the materials in which you regularly work, and if you are a novice, the supplies used in this course are familiar and easy to find: 2 sketchbooks of any paper quality (1 small {at least 4″ x 5″}, 1 large {at least 8″ x 10″}), pencils w/ various lead hardnesses (4H – 6B), pens of any type and colours (ballpoint, brush/quill & inkwell, etc.), ruler (at least 12″), eraser (vinyl or kneaded), any pencil crayons, markers, watercolours, or other colouring materials you regularly use.

Jeff Wilson has been an active member of the Cape Breton artistic community since 1994. He has worked in several creator-driven fields, including animation, comic books, and film. He has exhibited work at CBU Gallery and was a participant in Lumiere arts festival. He also participates annually in CaperCon as an artist, and hosts various artistic and pop culture related panels. Mr. Wilson is currently a visual arts teacher with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education.

Presently, he is writing & illustrating a graphic novel, based on themes of Cape Breton identity, and the potential of human evolution. Jeff also hosts Sketchbook Socials, a local, weekly drawing event for adults.

Advance registration for members begins August 30.

General registration for non-members begins September 12.

For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com