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May 06 - June 03, 2022

LLL Drawing From Old Photos - Art Class

San Marcos Activity Center • 501 E Hopkins San MarcosTX  78666 Organized by City of San Marcos
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Drawing From Old Photos Pencil and charcoal drawing of three men and 2 women in bathing suits.

Pencil and charcoal drawing of a woman sitting at a table

Drawings by Miquel Wert
When: Fridays: May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 Where: San Marcos Activity Center Time: 10 AM to 1 PM Fee: $50.00 Course Description: Create expressive, yet elusive images inspired by old photographs . This course will teach you how to simplify complex shapes, build texture, interpret values accurately, build lights and darks with hatched line, and to develop your technical drawing skills in drawing. Demos, presentations, one-on-one instruction, and critiques will be part of this course.
Materials List: Charcoal paper pad (white), 11x14 or larger, small sketch pad, Soft 4B, medium 2B general’s brand charcoal pencils, white chalk pencil, kneaded eraser, Exacto knife and blade, pencil sharpener, Staedtler Mars plastic eraser, General’s Factis mechanical eraser in retractable holder (or similar), ruler, 3m low tack tape, tracing paper, water jar, paper towel, #6 round synthetic paint brush, workable fixative (Spectra makes one called Spectra Fix Pastel Fixative that is non toxic and workable), drawing board/masonite board on which to tape your paper. Access to old photographs for reference and a printer
Presented by Roxana Tuff: Roxy is a metalsmith and illustrator who holds a BFA in Painting and Drawing and a MFA in Painting. She is an outstanding instructor having taught in the art studio area at Texas State for 14 years and for Life-Long Learning for 6 years.

San Marcos Parks and Recreation in association with The Life Long Learning Organization of San Marcos is offering new Life Long Learning courses for the greater San Marcos area. The classes are primarily for those age 60 and above, but adults of any age are welcome to register. To REGISTER or for more information stop by the Activity Center at 501 East Hopkins, The Parks and Recreation Main office at 401 East Hopkins or add it to your cart now .

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Assembly Room 1 at San Marcos Activity Center
meets at Assembly Room 3 on May 6, 2022
meets at Multi-Purpose Room on May 20, 2022


May 06 - June 03, 2022

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


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Ages 18-99 · Co-Ed


San Marcos Activity Center

501 E Hopkins San MarcosTX  78666

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