236-Still-Life Drawing

A still life drawing is created by placing objects in a design setting that utilizes available light and contrasts in shapes in an eye pleasing manner. In this workshop, you will be introduced to how to compose your drawing, how to make a tonal drawing, and how the genre of still life came about.


Special Notes

All students must comply with the Policies and Procedures found on The Center's website. There will be no refunds for students removed from class for failure to observe The Center’s Policies and Procedures.


Materials List:

Drawing paper: A sketchbook would be ideal for this class.
If you are buying for the workshop, instructor would recommend a spiral bound multimedia paper sketchbook (9 x 12 inchers or larger).

Pencils: A variety of pencils are recommended. (4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B).
If you are buying for the workshop, a starter set of pencils that have some variety of H and B pencils will work well for this workshop.

Other: If you are wanting to draw with charcoal, pastels, conte’, or some other medium please feel free to bring them. All drawing mediums are welcome.

About the Instructor

Wes Sherman

Artist Wes Sherman has been painting since 1992 and has been included in hundreds of exhibitions across the county and Europe.. He received his MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2003. Sherman has been a visiting artist at many universities and the recipient of a fellowship for painting from New Jersey Council of the Arts. For the past 15 years Sherman has focused on landscape painting, in particular en plein air painting.He is the chair of exhibitions at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, New Jersey.  


Class Details

May 10 - May 10, 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Days: Friday

Tuition: $85

Member Tuition: $60

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Spring 2024

Level: Adult

Instructor: Wes Sherman