Course Overview

Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you’ll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you’ll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you’ll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form.

What You'll Learn

  • Overcome your fear of drawing
  • Learn about supplies
  • Learn basic drawing skills and techniques
  • Learn how to critique artworks, be able to provide and receive constructive feedback on your works and others


Who Should Attend

This class is most appropriate for beginners.

Additional Information

Supply List:

  • Art Gum Eraser
  • One Strathmore Drawing tablet 11” x 14”
  • Pentel extra fine Sharpee 
  • 3 Graphite Pencils: 1 6B, 1 HB, 1 4H
  • 1 Ebony (Prismacolor) pencil
  • 1 medium to small tortillion
  • Sandpaper Pad
  • Pencil Sharpener


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In-Person Class
1:00PM to 3:00PM
Jul 08, 2024 to Jul 29, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $129.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 05, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 05, 2024
Section Notes

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This class is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

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