charcoal: Drawing portraits
Explore techniques for fleshing out your ideas as a painter, sculptor, or designer—or if you just want to have fun creating drawings!
This exciting class will consist of lecture, demo, and practical exercises. It will cover a refresher of the basics of drawing, tools, history and techniques in charcoal and will explore some new horizons along the way, with a focus on portraiture.
Students will leave this workshop with tools and skills to confidently create works on their own.
This class is for beginning and intermediate level artists. If you're interested in drawing with graphite pencils and learning the basics, check out the Drawing for Beginners class.
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• Cost $199 (6 classes)
• Thursdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm
• Student parking available in back lot
Be sure to pick up a Student Parking Pass at the front desk when you arrive.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who want to learn to use drawing materials
• those who want to learn hand-eye coordination
• those who want stronger rendering skills
• teenagers who are preparing for college art classes
About the instructor
Windsor opened his first art studio in the Gaslamp Quarter in 1994. Since then he has artistically explored a wide range of subjects and works in a variety of mediums including pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, linocut block prints and, most recently, terra cotta sculpture.
Windsor's urban landscapes have been exhibited and received awards at juried exhibitions, group shows and corporate venues in San Diego and Southern California, and they are held in many private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. His artistic breadth ranges from plein air to abstract. In 2009, Windsor received Art Kudos International Online Merit Award for Acrylic Landscape painting. He has exhibited internationally including Ankara, Istanbul, Mexico, Yokohama, and throughout the U.S.
Windsor is an Associate Artist member of the California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, International Acrylic Painters Association and San Diego Watercolor Society. He is a former board member of A.R.T.S. (A Reason to Survive), which empowers troubled youth through the arts, and he is former Education Chair of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild. Windsor has also served as a member of the Public Arts Selection Committee of the San Diego Regional Airport Authority Art Program.
Duke is an experienced art instructor who has taught art to both adults and children at numerous venues, and he has juried many local and regional art exhibitions. Prints of Windsor's work can be purchased at Fine Art America.com.