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College of Extended Learning

Drawing For Beginners

Photo: Woman drawing

CCOM 1401

Learn the fundamentals of drawing - from shaking off your reservations to capturing complex three-dimensional forms with light and shadow. You’ll learn line, contour, negative space, perspective, and shading through regular practice, in-depth discussions, and weekly projects. All skill levels are welcome!

For more details, see the course outline.

Materials

  • Pencils: B pencil, 2B pencil, 6B pencil, 2H pencil
  • Erasers: Staedtler white eraser and kneaded eraser
  • Sketchbook (min. 9x12”)
  • Ruler (inches)

Course details

Dates: Wednesdays, March 11 to April 1, 2020 (4 weeks)
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
9 Bailey Drive, Memorial Hall, Room 26
Course fee: $125 (+ HST)
Instructor: Shannon Lynn (Instructor for Jan. 28-Feb. 18)
Ameesha Tirmazi (Instructor starting March 11)

Register for March 11 - April 1, 2020

About the instructor

Shannon Lynn is a visual artist born and raised on the East Coast of Canada. She currently lives in Fredericton, where she works from her home studio as a full time artist. Shannon previously lived in Moncton, where she worked as Director of Marketing and Visual Arts Instructor at McKenzie College, and as an independent commission artist. Her work includes a variety of murals throughout New Brunswick, and numerous privately commissioned works throughout the country. Shannon is proficient with many mediums including acrylic, watercolour and oil paint. She continues to explore new mediums and subject matter, researching fresh themes and techniques, and incorporating original ideas into her artistic practice.

Ameesha Tirmazi is a versatile artist who holds a BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. In addition to painting and drawing, Ameesha enjoys working in a variety of creative fields such as animation, graphic design, and illustration. With a history of living in different, cities, countries, and continents, Ameesha uses her past experiences as inspiration for her work, recreating the world around her. Ameesha has been freelancing and teaching art classes since university and is currently a gallery assistant at Gallery 78.

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