Drawing Techniques from Observation - Fall 2017

This class provides an opportunity to discover some of the observation skills that the Masters of Art, past and present, employ in order to render objects and figures in correct proportion, depth, and mass. Drawing from life is the best way to create images convincingly. 

These are tried and true techniques have yielded amazing results in John Bond's studio for over 23 years. The simple skills that you will discover during this class will help you create your art with the confidence and composure to render any and all subject matter with mastery!   A recent student noted: "This class exceeded my expectations.  It was a good class with lots of personal attention."

Instructor: John Bond
Enrollment: 8
Date:  Mondays, Sept. 11 -- Oct. 9  (5 weeks)
Time: 6:00 pm -- 8:00 pm
Cost:   $170   Includes Materials.  *Students can purchase additional desired materials on site.
Location:  Art Mart Academy, 681 W. King Street (Downtown Boone)

John W. Bond is a 1993 graduate of Appalachian State University with a B.S. Degree in Art Education, and he did his graduate work at the University of Colorado. He has been producing and teaching Art ever since.  He believes that every person should be able to create Art in their own way and holds the individual higher than any style of Art or philosophy of Art.  John is also the owner of Art Mart Academy in downtown Boone.

Registration will begin on the following dates and will remain open until the class fills or three working days before the class starts, whichever comes first:

  • FALL SESSION: August 10 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION: December 1 at noon
  • SUMMER SESSION: May 1 at noon

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PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.


PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until three working days before the class begins, whichever comes first. If you miss the registration for this semester we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Teri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Dacia Trethewey, craftenrichment@appstate.edu

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard, reichardef@appstate.edu

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Teri Reddick at 828-262-2530 or email Teri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu.

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056.    ods.appstate.edu

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