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Drawing for the Beginner - Online

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Have you always been interested in drawing, but never really knew how to get started? Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics to drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! Gain a solid understanding of the many tools of the trade, including paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principal of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. You'll even discover how best to get in touch with your right brain.


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify basic tools and supplies an artist needs for various projects.
  • Describe the importance of silhouette and the outlining shape.
  • Demonstrate how to draw what you see using lighting and shading.
  • Show how to find the horizon line, create depth in your page, and find the vanishing points of your lines.
  • Use rendering, layout, and design to create realism and persuasion in a piece of art.
  • Show how to create a realistic landscape or animal drawing using color and shapes.

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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, Firefox, Internet Explorer (9.0 or above), Google Chrome, or Safari web browser, and Adobe PDF.

You will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button. Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must make an 80 or higher on the final exam (online) to successfully complete the course. You may only take the exam once.

If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or at .

Class Details

12 Sessions
Online 24/7


Online Instructor 

CEUs : 2.4



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/15/2021 - 2/4/2022 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Online Instructor 

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