Realistic Drawing with Colored Pencils

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
6 - 8:30 PM

This class is currently full. To have your name added to the waiting list, please call (916) 808-1182 or email

Six Tuesdays, October 10 - November 14

Ages 18+

Draw details with ease using color pencils, learn how to blend colors using techniques such as cross-hatching and layering, and explore ways to achieve 3-D effects by shading. Students will begin drawing simple still lifes with seasonal fruit and vegetables, then learn how to compose a complex still life and apply new skills to produce a final drawing.

$140 members • $165 nonmembers

Instructor: Laura Schofield

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About the Instructor:

For the past 15 years, Laura Schofield has been an instructor at Academic Talent Search (ATS) through CSUS, where she instructs grades 4 through 9 students in beginning cartooning, animation, Stop=motion and Anime/Manga. “I love teaching young students. They are excited to participate and absorb everything we cover in class. This willingness and enthusiasm to learn makes me a better educator because I draw from their energy.” “Crocker Art Museum offers a program that enhances my teaching skills by allowing the freedom to be flexible in my curriculum, thus permitting me to match the student’s needs and learning pace.”


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.

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