Basic Drawing

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VIAR S1001Q 001
3 Points
Session II: July 7 - August 15
T, W, R  5:30 - 8 PM
501 Dodge Hall
Instructor: Ali Harrington

Fundamentals of visual vocabulary. Students work from observation using still-life objects and the human figure. Emphasizes the relationship of lines and forms to each other and to the picture format. Materials used: vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, pencil, pen, ink, and brushes. Class assignments, discussions, and critiques.

Tuition & Fees
Most summer courses are offered at the standard Continuing Education tuition rate of $1,512 per point ($4,536 for a 3-point course and $9,072 for a six-point intensive). For more detailed information, please see "tuition and fees":
Materials fee: $80

About the Instructor

Allison Harrington

Ali Harrington is an artist currently living and working in New York City. Her drawings, paintings and sculpture come out of joyful improvisation, and land somewhere between abstraction and representation. She holds an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University (2014), and a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis (2005), where she studied painting and psychology. She has exhibited in New York City and Baltimore, and her paintings were featured in New American Paintings, Spring 2013.

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