Drawing for Beginners with Paula Gottlieb

Five sessions on Thursday evenings, September 14-October 19 (Except September 21), 7-9 pm at 33 Hawley Street
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Pink Road by Paula Gottlieb

Have you always wanted to draw but don’t know how to begin? Are you convinced that you can’t be taught? In this class, the fundamentals of drawing will be learned in an atmosphere of encouragement and support. Each week the class will study an element of drawing including line, shape, negative space, value, shadows, blending, edges, composition and perspective, This course is based on the book “Drawing On the Right Side of the Brain” which emphasizes the importance of learning how to see in order to know how to draw. The fee is $190 plus material list below.

To register, email us or call the Center at (413) 584-7327. Please include your name, address, and telephone contact. Course fees are payable in advance by check to "NCFA" and can be mailed to the Northampton Center for the Arts, PO Box 366, Northampton MA 01061. We do not accept credit cards.

Materials List

1 HB Pencil
1 2B Pencil
1 3H Pencil
1 #6 or #8 Graphite Stick
1 #6 or #8 Woodless Pencil
1 Derwent Ivory Black drawing pencil… or a stick of black conte
Pad of sketch or drawing paper …at least 11x14…not newsprint
Kneaded eraser , any size
Blending Stump

These materials can be purchased at the Guild Art Centre,
102 Main Street, Northampton
Mention you are taking class with Paula Gottlieb for 10% discount

Note: The instructor of this class requests that participants please refrain from wearing perfumed and highly scented products. Thank you.