Bird Drawing Class with Robert Amaral

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Friday, April 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Dungeness River Audubon Center
Price: $40.00
Class size limit: 14

Enhance your enjoyment of birds by drawing them! Join artist/instructor Robert Amaral in this workshop where he will focus on such fundamentals as seeing the bird’s basic shapes, progressing from simple to complex forms, relating proportions and capturing the posture of our birds. There will be drawing demonstrations and you will draw birds from the Dungeness River Audubon Center’s extensive collection of mounts. All skill levels are welcome.
Participants will bring their own materials recommended by Robert Amaral as follows:

Class Materials List

The following is a list of the materials we will be using. You will need to have the variety of pencils listed below for the class.
Pencils: One each of these – HB, 2B, 6B and a Non-Photo Blue pencil (it does not reproduce when copied/photographed).
Pencil Sharpener
Erasers: Kneaded eraser and Magic Rub eraser
Sketch Book: The size should be 9” x 12” or larger. The paper should be smooth grained, not rough or textured. Newsprint pads are NOT suitable for final drawings, but are suitable for initial sketching.
We will be using simple materials, but if you have favorite drawing materials – papers, pencils, etc. – you are welcome to bring them!
Suggested Materials: Prismacolor pencils, watercolor pencils, watercolor paints, crayons, pastels, etc.
If you have questions about the materials or the class, Robert can be reached at: