Draw by Drawing November 30, 6:30-8pm

This week at Draw by Drawing we will be drawing rocks with graphite pencils.

Materials needed: several rocks (fist size or smaller), a range of different graphite pencils (HB, B, 2B, 3B, etc.), sketchbook 11 x 14″, white plastic eraser and metal sharpener.

Worried about not getting to the art supply store to get the supplies you need for Draw by Drawing?

To have all the supplies you need for every Draw by Drawing session, consider purchasing a
Draw by Drawing Supply Kit from the office at the Vancouver Island School of Art.

To register for this session: Payment

Draw by Drawing Nov 23, 6:30-8pm

This week at Draw by Drawing we will be drawing imaginary tangled vines using chalk pastels. The inspiration will be Medieval illuminated manuscripts.

Materials needed: pad of coloured pastel paper (or a few sheets approx 14 x 17″) set of chalk pastels, white plastic eraser and rags. A dust mask is recommended when working with pastels (or any cloth mask).

Worried about not getting to the art supply store to get the supplies you need for Draw by Drawing?

To have all the supplies you need for every Draw by Drawing session, consider purchasing a
Draw by Drawing Supply Kit from the office at the Vancouver Island School of Art.

To register for this session: Payment

Draw by Drawing Nov 16, 6:30-8pm

This week at Draw by Drawing we will draw flowers with. chalk pastels on coloured paper inspired by Odilon Redon

Materials needed: pad of coloured pastel paper (or a few sheets approx 14 x 17″) set of chalk pastels, rag and 3 or 4 cut flowers.

Worried about not getting to the art supply store to get the supplies you need for Draw by Drawing?
To have all the supplies you need for every Draw by Drawing session, consider purchasing a
Draw by Drawing Supply Kit from the office at the Vancouver Island School of Art.

To register for this session: Payment

Odilon Redon

Draw by Drawing Nov 9, 6:30-8:00 pm

This session of Draw by Drawing will involve creating a “fantastical garden” using brush and ink and collage. You will get to use your imagination as you build a garden from collage shapes created from brushwork on paper.

Materials needed: 11 x 14″ sketchbook (or larger paper), black ink, bamboo brush (medium size), bowl-point drawing nib, plastic pen holder, white conte crayon (or white chalk pastel), glue stick and scissors. Also: paper towels, two or three containers with water (to make washes of different values).

Worried about not getting to the art supply store to get the supplies you need for Draw by Drawing?
To have all the supplies you need for every Draw by Drawing session, consider purchasing a
Draw by Drawing Supply Kit from the office at the Vancouver Island School of Art.

To register for this session: Payment

Draw by Drawing Nov 2, 6:30-8:00

Draw by Drawing is a weekly on-line drawing session. Each week will have a specific theme or project. Please note this is not a step-by-step drawing instruction session. It is an opportunity for a group of like-minded individuals to draw together. The facilitator, Wendy Welch, will present a drawing “prompt” each week which will alternate from representational to abstract drawing projects.

The theme and materials will be announced on the Tuesday before the Monday session. You need to register in advance (prior to 4pm of the day of the session) and once you have made your payment, you will receive a Zoom invite on Monday (the day of the session) between 4-5pm.

For more information go to the ABOUT page

Nov 2 session of Draw by Drawing
Project: nature drawing with pen & ink
Art supplies needed: sketchbook (11 x 14″ minimum), plastic pen holder, bowl-pointed drawing nib, black india ink, paper towel
Subject matter: dried flowers, weeds, shells, bark, branches (we are looking for natural items that are dried, hard and/or crispy in feeling, as opposed to a fresh rose for example).

To register go to PAYMENT

Draw by Drawing Oct 26, 6:30-8:00

Draw by Drawing is a weekly on-line drawing session. Each week will have a specific theme or project. Please note this is not a step-by-step drawing instruction session. It is an opportunity for a group of like-minded individuals to draw together. The facilitator, Wendy Welch, will present a drawing “prompt” each week and the participants will draw together.

The theme and materials will be announced on the Tuesday before the Monday session. You need to register in advance (prior to 4pm of the day of the session) and once you have made your payment, you will receive a Zoom invite on the Friday before session or Monday if you register on the day of the session.

For more information go to the ABOUT page

October 26 session of Draw by Drawing
Project: imaginative leaf shapes with fantastical patterns.
Art supplies needed: sketchbook (11 x 14″ minimum), a range of graphite pencils (HB, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B and 6B), eraser and sharpener.
Subject matter: bring imagination and open mind

To register go to PAYMENT

Draw by Drawing Oct 19, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Draw by Drawing is a weekly on-line drawing session. Each week will have a specific theme or project. The theme and materials will be announced on the Tuesday before the Monday session.

You need to register in advance (prior to 4pm of the day of the session) and once you have made your payment, you will receive a Zoom invite on the Friday before session or Monday if you register on the day of the session.

For more information go to the ABOUT page.

October 19 session of Draw by Drawing
Project: drawing leaves and developing a composition.
Art supplies needed : a range of graphic pencils (B, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B), sharpener, eraser, sketchbook
Subject matter: bring a collection of 4-6 leaves

To register go to PAYMENT