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650 N. Dale Schrier Dr. Ste. D
Brownsburg, IN 46112

Summer Art Nature Sketching

Ink Flower

Summer Art Session III: Nature Sketching

July 10th -July 14th  1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Make up day for absence: Saturday July 15th 1-4pm

Instructor: Mandy Bouso and Laura Tesdahl

Ages 8-11  Ages 12-15

Cost: $150

Supply Fee: $25

LOCATION: Brownsburg Public Library Meeting Room E

450 S. Jefferson St. Brownsburg, IN 46112


 Learn a variety of sketching techniques used by artists to capture the beauty of nature. Each day students explore a new scene/subject, art material and technique. Subjects include: plants and grasses, flowers, trees and shrubs, paths, creeks, skies and ponds. Techniques include: shading with pencil and colored pencil, hatching and stippling with pen and ink, and brush techniques with watercolor. Students are introduced to artist’s ways of sketching and examples of nature sketchbooks. Each day a new sketchbook challenge focuses on creating a unique view, for example, one day students draw their subject up close and from a worm’s eye view, another day from a distance at a bird’s eye view. Students learn to understand how angles of view create a more interesting sketch. They also learn to appreciate how a variety of studies can inspire a final work of art. At the end of the week students review their sketches and choose one to be illustrated in more detail. Students will be divide between instructors based on age and ability. This class will be limited to 12 students. The supply fee covers the use of all necessary art tools and materials. Students should bring a sun hat and sunscreen as we will do some sketching outside around the library as weather permits.