Drawing with Your Mind’s Eye

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Drawing with Your Mind’s Eye

This is a studio drawing class for beginners to advanced artists. The focus of this course will be on drawing from ideas, more so than representational drawing.  Using a variety of media from pencil, to sumi ink, to chalk, to charcoal, we will explore various  techniques to express different subject matter from dreams, to timelines, to prayers and more. Students will learn to create visual metaphors for thoughts and ideas with an emphasis on composition. We will look how contemporary artists continue to  use drawing as a way to express current philosophical trends.

Meet your instructor:

C. Steve Johnson received a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1993. His work has been exhibited internationally and is a part of many public and private collections. He is represented in New York City by the Andrew Edlin Gallery with his artist collective The Fantastic Nobodies. He has worked with the Artist in Residence program in the Beaufort County Schools and has been The Enrichment Coordinator at E.C. Montessori for the last  four years  implementing a range of programs from fine art and poetry to sustainable gardening and ecological sculpture. He is a member of Beaufort’s honorable writers group Otram Slabess.

June 7 through June 28 OR July 12 through August 2

Beaufort Campus, 11a-1p, $79 (students will pay instructor $30 for materials)

Click Here, to Register Online (just enter XPCI 589 01 under course code) or call 843-525-8205.

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