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with Stacy Andrews
This class offers basic information and methods to use for improving your technique with pencil. Information that will be reviewed includes drawing and hand position, as well as purpose of shaving and sharpening the pencil. Discussion on the amount of pressure applied and learning whether you are a heavy or light handed person and how to work with your disposition, including how to use different pressures with hand positions. We will review hard to soft pencils leads, and the description and purpose for each will be taught, as well as the limitations of graphite and charcoal. Students will be focusing on the use and effects of lines, and hatching. Worksheets include the use of Bargue studies.