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CO- Sketching People, Places, and Landscapes with Facilitator Larry Riddle
Lifelong Learning Great Courses
- Date: 05/22/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: Coast Community Library
225 Main Street
Pt. Arena, California 95468
Sketching People, Places, and Landscapes
with Facilitator Larry Riddle
Wednesdays, 12-1:00 PM
Taught by accomplished artists, the 34 lessons—divided into five modules—of Sketching People, Places, and Landscapes will teach you to:
- Sketch lively urban spaces pulsing with movement, providing step-by-step guidance for drawing bustling streets, impressive buildings, and more.
- Simplify any cityscape to capture the character of your favorite urban scenes as you get tips to sketch building façades, textures, windows, and much more.
- Develop your drawing skills as you learn to capture the world around you in expressive compositions.
- Sketch breathtaking landscapes with confidence using fundamental pen, ink, and watercolor techniques.
- Master three simple steps for quickly sketching scenes with accurate perspective, lifelike proportions, and beautiful color.
Whether you’re an aspiring artist or already adept in the field, you’ll pick up incredible techniques that can be applied in almost any artistic endeavor. Starting with essential sketching techniques and taking you through the complicated concept of capturing perspective, each module is chock full of advice from renowned expert artists, whether you want to learn how to capture a building’s façade from an architectural illustrator or discover the four different skies and how to sketch them from an award-winning water color professor, and so much more.