** Registration will open on March 15, 2017 **
Link to Registration site (bookwhen.com).
A. Little stories: Up Close and Personal
Saturday, April 15, 2017
|Putting an Idea or Feeling into a Sketch
Focusing on what has drawn us to the scene, we can try to express these ideas or feelings in sketch form, creating a little story.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
|Capturing a Little Story: Animals
We'll learn strategies to sketch animals in the relatively controlled environment of zoo enclosures. Participants will gain appreciation for capturing the likeness, character and personality of animals. Participants will also learn to work with powdered graphite.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
|Details, Ornaments and Objects, Oh My!
The class will visit one iconic building or space in Chicago and focus on the smaller elements of that building. Learn how the use of color pencils, blending, in combination with graphite or pen can enrich your sketches.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
|Personalities of Urban Vehicles
How to look for hidden clues that may reveal the personality of the car (and maybe the driver,) creating the building blocks for a little story by constructing vehicle sketches.
B. Medium stories: Expanding the View
Saturday, May 13, 2017
|How to Sketch like an Architect
(6 hour class) The sketching will focus on interesting buildings and urban vistas on the Chicago River Walk.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
|The Fear is Real: Sketching Humans
The human figure is complex and can be downright frustrating, especially when they're in motion or they leave their spots. We will try to overcome that fear by discussing and learning practical ways of sketching people in an urban setting.
|Jingo de la Rosa||$40|
Saturday, May 27, 2017
|ArchiSketch: Lincoln Park Zoo & Garden
This workshop will focus on the late 19th and early 20th century architecture and social aspects of visiting Lincoln Park Zoo and Garden and its ongoing preservation for future generations.
C. Great stories: The Big Picture
Saturday, June 3, 2017
|Sketching the World, from Your Perspective
We each have a unique story to tell because we each see the world around us from our own unique point of view (and perspective). This workshop simplifies linear perspective techniques into easy to master, practical methods for building a sketch from the ground up.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
|City in Motion
This class will focus on creating energetic sketches of lively urban spaces without and eraser.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
|Team Sketching in the City
Team Sketching will be an exploration of scale using little stories to create a great story.
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