In this intermediate course, students will build from their foundation of drawing knowledge to explore drawing and mark-making on paper beyond the scope of still life and live models, aiming to create nonrepresentational and abstract compositions that evoke beauty and meaning. Traditional techniques will be centred, but alternative drawing techniques such as stamping, blotting, and blowing will be introduced through introductory workshops. Opportunities will be taken to look at examples of historic and contemporary abstract art. Prior drawing experience is recommended.
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ESDR-0221 - 001 - Abstract Drawing
Students ages 65 and over are eligible for the Seniors Discount, 20% off the listed course registration fee.
Graduates from NSCAD University credit programs are eligible for a 20% discount on Extended Studies courses. This does not apply to returning Extended Studies students.
Liam Ross is an Australian-Canadian artist, educator, and curator living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has exhibited work in galleries province-wide, and has given talks at the Anna Leonowens Gallery and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Since 2021, he has worked closely with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to develop and deliver programs that help make art more accessible to our communities and schools.
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