Thomas Bucci - Principles of Drawing & Using Sketchbook Studies (Online); Mondays, August 1-22, 2022

Date: Mondays, August 1-22, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time (1:00-3:30 PM Eastern Time/6:00-8:30 AM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Sketchbook drawing

Use sketches both in the field and in the studio as a preliminary study of values, design and color scheme. Keeping a sketchbook and regular sketching practice is important for artists of all levels, especially beginners.

Thomas Bucci will share his sketching experience of over 40 years.

This class will include fundamental drawing techniques and composition principles to develop ideas for finished paintings in any medium.

You’ll learn about:

  • Using lines & tones to construct drawings
  • Materials and methods for sketching.
  • Building up a drawing dealing with perspective, scale and values
  • The portability and the minimal equipment required for painting in watercolor.
  • How to select locations and choose subjects

Thomas Bucci is an award-winning watercolorist with a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design and a Masters of Architecture. After 8 years working as an architect, he began working full-time as a printmaker and painter. He is currently focused on watercolor plein air and studio painting.

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.