Class / Workshop | Learning to See: The Nature Journal
A Hands-on Virtual Workshop
Saturday, June 12, 2021, 1–3 pm
Artist/Instructor: Kateri Ewing
$24 members/$34 not-yet members
Held on Zoom
What does it mean for the artist to “really see?”
It means everything.
No matter if our ultimate goal is refined realism or loose and intuitive abstract expressionism, learning to see--and then to document what you see--is the foundation of it all.
Join Kateri Ewing in a two -hour Zoom workshop where we will explore the ways we can train our eyes and hands to work together by creating a nature journal to truthfully capture the world around us using graphite and ink.
Based on her bestselling book on drawing, Look Closer, Draw Better, this two-hour journey will open your eyes to the importance of seeing with an artist's eye and the simple ways you can create a daily habit to refine your skills.
A few pieces of drawing paper. A sharp Number 2 pencil or mechanical pencil. An eraser. Pigma Micron Pen in Sepia or Black, size 005. An assortment of SMALL items from the natural world that you are able to hold in the palm of your hand--think acorn, walnut, seed pod, stone, twig, leaf, flower, seashell etc.
The author of bestselling art books Look Closer, Draw Better, Watercolor Is for Everyone, and Drawing Is for Everyone, Kateri Ewing is an artist-in-residence and teacher at the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, New York. Kateri also has four of the bestselling art classes on Craftsy.com and The Great Courses. She uses her Patreon virtual classroom to interact with her online students, worldwide, daily. She lives in Western New York.
Her website is kateriewing.com.