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152 - Beginning Drawing
July 17 - July 20
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Cost - $40.00
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BEGINNING DRAWING The objective of this workshop is to develop basic drawing skills. This course will focus primarily on drawing from observation. The first 2 days will be spent on drawing a simple still life in graphite and the final 2 days will be spent drawing a portrait from life with charcoal. This course is just as much about learning how to see and sharpening visual awareness as it is about drawing. Refer to Summer Citizens website: http://summercitizens.usu.edu/CourseInfo.cfm for a detailed list of supplies and daily course schedule. All drawing supplies are an additional cost per student, not included in registration fees.

Course Instructor: Shane Larson received his BA and MFA degrees in illustration from Utah State University. Over the past 18 years Shane has taught courses in basic illustration, advanced illustration, drawing for illustration, illustration concepts, illustration studio, graduate illustration studio, children=s storybook illustration, and drawing I and II and 2-D design. In addition, He has taught drawing and oil painting classes at the USU Brigham City Extension campus. He is currently a lecturer at Utah State University teaching drawing 1, drawing 2 and 2-D design. He has also successfully worked as a free-lance illustrator, where he primarily has done digital concept illustrations for companies such as Frito-Lay, WalMart, Hershey's, and Deans Foods. In addition, he has done paintings for commission and entries into art shows. He has had award winning paintings in the ‘Arts for the Parks’ in Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the United States Olympic Committee National Art Contest.
shanelarsonart@msn.com