Color Pencil Technique

Learn the basic principles involved in realistic color pencil drawings

  • Starts Jun 9
  • $115 M/$130 NM
  • McCord Gallery & Cultural Center

Class Description

Thursdays, 6 weeks 1:00 PM-3:00 PM $115 M/$130 NM per session June 9-July 14 In this class, students will be helped to understand and execute the basic principles involved in creating tight, realistic colored pencil renderings. The importance of beginning with an accurate drawing will be stressed before proceeding to color, which is applied progressively in layers and blended through burnishing until a painterly result is achieved. Portraits are the main focus, and the various subject matter is open to choice. Art classes meet once every week for a total of 6 weeks in a session. There is one week off between each session unless otherwise noted. Once you sign up, you will be on the class roster for the full 6 weeks. Upon registering for this class, payment is required to secure your spot. Payment can be done in person or over the phone. *Classes are priced as McCord Member / Non-Member

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  • 9602 W Creek Rd, Palos Park, IL, USA


Refund and Makeup Policy

Refunds will be given before a session starts. Once the first class of a session has begun, there will be no refunds for that session.

A make-up class will be arranged if an instructor cancels a class. If a student misses a class, there are no refunds for that class. A make-up class can be arranged during that same session by the instructor if space is available in another class. Make-up classes will not be rolled over into a new session.