SN061 Drawing Inspiration from Nature: Line Drawing, Texture, Shading

  • 06 Nov 2018
  • 27 Nov 2018
  • 3 sessions
  • 06 Nov 2018, 2:00 PM 4:30 PM (CET)
  • 13 Nov 2018, 2:00 PM 4:30 PM (CET)
  • 27 Nov 2018, 2:00 PM 4:30 PM (CET)
  • Artist’s private studio in the 15th Arrondissement
  • 6


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Jan OlssonDrawing enhances one’s power of observation and is accessible to all with instruction and practice. Even experienced artists must draw frequently to keep and develop their skills. Jan’s lessons include a variety of techniques and approaches to drawing. She offers a guiding hand without judgement in a convivial atmosphere conducive to nurturing her students’ creativity

Activities in this class will include:

  • Pen and ink drawing from natural forms
  • Representing texture with cross-hatching
  • Creating pattern and design from natural motifs
  • Ink brush and wash drawing techniques

A €15 supply fee, included in the course price, includes use of the following materials: assorted papers, pens, ink, brushes, pencils, and erasers.

This class is open to beginners as well as those with experience in drawing. It is designed for those who would like to explore the visual world through drawing and learn or practice a variety of techniques.

About the instructor: Prior to settling in Paris, Jan Olsson was awarded the Professional Fellowship in Painting from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  Her paintings have been exhibited in Paris’ most competitive juried exhibitions and are included in both private and museum collections.  Visit her professional website and teaching blog.

Good to know: 

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