• By Walkertown Branch Library
  • Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015

Free Art Class for Adults in Walkertown

A series of free art classes--An Introduction to Drawing Techniques--is offered at the Walkertown Branch Library. The first session is on Tuesday, February 3rd, 10 am - 12 noon. Learn different drawing techniques from Cheryl Powell, fine artist and graphic designer. She works in pastels, charcoal, and pencil. She will demonstrate each of these drawing techniques in class. The participants will then draw from photos and still life objects.

No previous experience necessary.

Sign up by phone 336-703-2990 or via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com

For more information about Cheryl Powell please visit her website - www.cherylpowellart.com


Tuesdays, March 3rd, 17th and 31st, 10 am - 12 noon

An Introduction to Drawing Techniques class will include four sessions on the following dates: Tuesdays, March 3rd, 17th and 31st, 10 am - 12 noon, 10 am - 12 noon.

Each week will be a little different.

Week 1 - Pencil sketching

Week 2 - Ink drawing with Sharpie pens

Week 3 - Drawing with soft pencils focusing on shapes of dark and light

Week 4 - Drawing with charcoal to create shadow and light


Drawing Class Supplies (most available at Michael’s or AC Moore):

Strathmore® 400 series sketch pad 9”x 12” white

Sharpie Pen Fine Point

Kneaded eraser

Vine Charcoal sticks, medium

Pencils: Ebony Pencil.

If you can’t find these, you just need a soft lead pencil with a thick lead and a small pencil sharpener. The artist will bring some supplies to share.

Walkertown Branch Library

Call 336-703-2990 for more info.

Click here for driving directions.


The image © Cheryl Powell

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