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Anyone can draw Comics and Animation!

Anyone can draw Comics and Animation!
To the uninformed, drawing for Comics and Animation may seem like silly, simple nonsense. But the truth is that these are actually very sophisticated art forms based around the idea of storytelling. Far from being a simple diversion, our Comics and Animation classes are all about creating concepts and...

Animals in Motion with Chalk and Oil Pastels

Animals in Motion with Chalk and Oil Pastels
Art Combo students did very well on their resent project “Kangaroos in motion” which is a part of our art program for fall term. This was a very challenging assignment because animals are difficult to draw in motion. In addition they are all different shapes. However with detailed instructions, guidance...

Animation Classes – Proven Success!

Animation Classes – Proven Success!
Last week we had our first Comics and Animation class which was a huge success. It was great fun to see what the students were able to accomplish. Now we’re adding another Animation class to allow more students to sign up and join in the fun. The schedule for August (3 classes left) is the following: Friday 3:30-5:00pm...

Ink Drawing

Ink Drawing
To be good at Ink Drawing students have to know the fundamentals of drawing that are taught at our Pencil Drawing course for adults and teens and at our Art Combo and Art Plus Music courses for children. Ink drawing requires lots of patience and special skills in line-making techniques such as contour,...

Drawing Class: Basics

Drawing Class: Basics
The drawing classes are recommended for students at Art One Academy so they can prepare themselves for any other courses in visual arts. Anyone can learn to draw. It just takes practice. Learning to draw can be frustrating at times, but in the end, you can’t beat the feeling of pride when you see your...

Geometric Figures

Geometric Figures
This assignment introduces the basics of drawing in perspective and a sense of form. Variety of geometric forms are needed to draw from a still life with attention given to composition and indication of light and dark.

Skeleton to the rescue!

Skeleton to the rescue!
The skeleton is the framework and the understructure which defines the human body. Students are encouraged to draw the skeleton from different views to achieve more proportionate figures. Leonardo da Vinci realized the importance of the skeleton which he sketched over and over.