Basic Drawing

Contemporary Art Center


Jun 08 2024
Saturdays, June 8 – 29
1:00-2:30pm (four 1 and 1 half hour sessions)
Instructor: Kagan Masters
Ages: 15 & up
Minimum Students: 6, Maximum: 12
CAC Member: $80, Non-Member: $90
Registration deadline: June 1
This course will introduce students to basic aspects of drawing. We will focus on realism and drawing from a still life. Develop your observational and rendering skills using pencil, charcoal and other media while learning the fundamentals of composition. Create the illusion of realistic space by employing perspective and other design elements. Before long, you will discover that you can draw!

Material List

  • newsprint or any drawing pad 18×24 or larger
  • medium vine charcoal
  • charcoal pencil(s)
  • kneaded eraser

About the instructor: Kagan is a resident artist of the Contemporary Art Center. She has studied at the New York Academy of Art and believes learning is a lifelong refinement of pursued interests. Her current focus is on figures and things that represent ourselves and our connections to one another. She uses coffee as one of her main mediums in her work through which she explores different interpretations of shared vulnerabilities of our human experience.

Registration: Payment may take place online or during business hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5:00 and pay with credit card, cash or check. Late registration may or may not be possible.

For questions, contact William Butler at 309.674.6822 or contact us.