Drawing Boot Camp for Beginners
What is Drawing Boot Camp?
This all-day workshop features a series of exercises that teach multiple drawing skills and basics. The focus is to build the necessary line and value skills.
Why is learning how to draw important?
Drawing is a fundamental skill that can cross over into other mediums. When you are able to get the fundamentals down, the level of everything else you do will rise.
• Drawing tools & getting started
• Line, value, and shading
• Perspective and compostion
• How to use the Nitram Baton
• How to take sketches to paintings
• Tips for drawing from observation
• Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch
• Supply list: see instructor section below for link.
Our monthly art journaling workshops are perfect for any skill level, no experience required.
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.
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