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Maker Space: Introduction to Drawing

Led by artisan Jeff Cherry

This introductory course teaches beginners the basics of drawing including values, light, shadow, perspective, proportion and drawing objects using basic shapes as a foundation. A variety of subject matter is explored using graphite pencil. A brief discussion of the wide array of drawing materials available are covered.

The class will give you all of the fundamentals and skills to begin your journey into drawing and illustration; no previous experience required.

Materials provided

  • Easel or drawing board
  • Sketch book or sketch pad
  • Graphite pencils
  • Kneaded erasers

Upcoming Experiences

Introduction to Drawing takes place in the Maker Space on Mondays from 10am–12pm.

  • June 22
  • June 29
  • July 6 (10am–12pm and 2:30–4:30pm)
  • July 13
  • July 20
  • July 27
  • August 3


$99 per person


Please contact Activities at (804) 438-5000 or activities@tidesinn.com to register.