Last week we rounded out the introduction to figure drawing, and I posed for the kids. Drawing figures is a skill that gets better and better with practice noticing things like proportions, negative space, and relationships.
This week is the Great Halloween Candy Challenge, an annual favorite where the kids draw their favorite Halloween treats while learning lots about drawing masses of stuff, such as candy corn and and piles of candy; how to get the essence of things without being too literal.
Halloween week it’ll be scary stuff like bats and witches and haunted houses, Harry Potter, too. If kids have a scary reference item or picture they’d like to paint, they are welcome to bring it next week. Think of it as a scary free draw.
Enjoy these pictures and figure drawings, and scroll down for the schedule.
Jim is making the front steps, but students will always come down the driveway, and enter through the back door, leaving shoes in the pantry (until we get the side entrance done). Kids are welcome to leave a pair of slippers or indoor footwear on the rack to have here. I might re-think if snow gets to be a big issue, but for now, back door is the entrance.
Please check the schedule carefully and correct me if I’m wrong.
THIS WEEK – Great Halloween Candy Challenge
Tues, Oct 23 – Down & Dirty, 4-5:30
Emma P (just this once)
Room for more
Wed, Oct 24 – Advanced, 3:45-5:30
Thurs, Oct 25, 4-5:30 – Down & Dirty
(No Emmet, Elizabeth, EmmaP)
Drop in welcome
NEXT WEEK – BOO!
Tues, Oct 30 – Down & Dirty, 4-5:30
Room for more
Wed, Oct 31 – Advanced, 3:45-5:30
If I have 4 students, we have class. So let me know. We’ll have our own little halloween pastel party. (So far, 2 of 8 are No)
Thurs, November 1, 4-5:30 – Down & Dirty
NOVEMBER 1 , 6:30-8 is Literacy night at PCIS, and I will be there with Nelson Telson books. So, I’ll need to wrap up the class in timely fashion.
Please notify me 24 hours in advance if your kid won’t be coming. Payment is expected for last minute cancellations or no shows. Of course sometimes there are extenuating circumstances like illness that are handled differently. But if your kid gets sent home or stays home sick, please inform me at your earliest convenience. I have not increased prices in 8 years and hope to keep it that way.