This is a hands-on, studio-based course for beginners and those who feel that they need to refresh or improve their basic drawing skills. In structured step-by-step studio-based exercises designed to develop your technique as well as your perception and observational skills, you will practice using pencil, charcoal, conte and graphite sticks on paper. Through guided practice you will learn how to achieve the illusion of depth and distance through line, scale, perspective,positive and negative space, tonal value and proportion. Basic composition will be discussed. Personal attention and one-to-one feedback will be available. A materials list will be provided.