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Portrait Drawing: Beyond the Basics
January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0 at The Downtowner Art Gallery $140.00
In this workshop, you will sketch and draw models and from photographs in a variety of drawing media, including charcoal, pencil, conte crayon, and pen
Instructor: Jennifer Polnaszek
Class dates and times: January 15, 22, 29, 6:00-9:00 pm
Registration closes January 13th, 12:01 AM
Class fee: $140
Class audience: High School and Adults with some experience in portrait drawing
Contact the artist below at her email address if you have any questions about class content.
Contact Round Rock Arts at email@example.com if you have questions related to payments or the facility.
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
In addition to the class fee, you are required to bring your own supplies:
Strathmore Drawing pad- 18″ x 24″
Drawing pencils in a range of softness and hardness
Strathmore 300 Series Newsprint Pad 18″ x 24″
Artist Loft Kneaded Eraser
Compressed charcoal sticks
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jennifer Polnaszek came to Texas from rural Wisconsin where she worked in the medical profession as both a physician assistant and a registered nurse. She studied art at the University of New Mexico and University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, and has continued her studies at the Southwest School of Art and the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts.
Polnaszek works in oil, watercolor, graphite, and printmaking. Particularly drawn to the human form and in documenting the human experience through her work, she is influenced by both her love of biological science and anthropology.
In addition to participating in numerous exhibitions in the Austin-San Antonio area, Polnaszek has received awards for oil painting at the Southwest School of Art and at the Round Rock Arts Imagine and BIG exhibitions at Texas State University -Round Rock. She has received awards for watercolor at the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts, TWS, and Waterloo Watercolor Society. She has been featured in the publication SPLASH 15. She has shown work at the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Texas Watercolor Society, International Watermedia Exhibit – Houston, Texas State University-Round Rock and Waterloo Watercolor Group juried exhibitions, and at the Georgetown Arts Center.