This introductory course deals with still life, the nude figure, the environment, and different approaches to drawing through observation. A variety of techniques and media are explored through studio work, discussion and slides. Critiques of each student’s work are central to the learning process. This course is suitable for those working on their portfolio for admissions to NSCAD. Bring pencils (B range),compressed charcoal, kneaded eraser, white eraser, newsprint pad (approx. 18×24”) and two bulldog clips to the first class. Class limit is 20.