Class 7 - ARCHISKETCH: LINCOLN PARK ZOO & GARDEN

INSTRUCTOR: Joann Sondy

Joann is a career graphic designer and communicator with a specialty in presentation and publications. In 2016, she launched ArchiSketch Chicago workshops which combine her passions for storytelling and architecture. A docent with Chicago Architecture Foundation since 2012, Joann leads tours through downtown Chicago with a preference for late 19th to mid-20th century buildings. She is an accomplished storyteller, fueled by her advanced Toastmaster skills. Joann’s special interests are Chicago history and sketching architecture, focusing on details such as hand-crafted ornamentation.

DATE:

12:00 P.M., Saturday, May 27

LOCATION:

Meet at the Lincoln Park Zoo Administration Building

BREAKDOWN OF 3 HOUR CLASS

Note: This workshop requires walking ~ 1.5 miles (2.4km).
20 min.
(+5 min walk to next)
Introduction, Lincoln Park Zoo Administration Building
20 min.
(+5 min walk to next)
Carlson Cottage
10 min.
(+5-7 min walk to next)
Bridge – South Pond & Skyline
60 min. Cafe Brauer East & West Elevations
30 min.
(+2 min walk to next)
Kolver Lion House
20 min. Lincoln Park Conservatory
15 min. Belden-Stratford/Conclusion

Sketching exercises will be designed for each stop:

  • Capturing texture
  • Contour drawing
  • Perspective (one-point and two-point)
  • Proportion
  • Capturing shading & highlights

 

 SUPPLY LIST:

  • Sketchpad
  • Favorite drawing medium, (pencil, charcoal, pen, iPad & stylus)
  • Watercolors and/o colored pencils
  • Small frame like an empty 35mm slide frame (optional)
  • Portable stool (optional)


 

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