Instructor: Brad Ross
Four Additional Classes  – November 2, 9, 16 and 23
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cost: $66
(Plus modeling fee)
To register click HERE.

New Class! Brad will walk the student through the principles of drawing the human head – proportion, planes, gesture and detail – that will enable you to achieve a likeness of the model. There will be demonstrations, hand-outs and lots of personal attention so that the student will develop accuracy and confidence in this fun and challenging class.

These 4 additional classes are open yo Brad’s September/October Portrait Drawing Students.


November 2 - November 23, 2017


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Class Schedule:

Thursdays 10am - 1pm

Class Information:

Materials List

•Drawing board with clips, 23"x26"
•News print pad, 18"x24", rough texture (smooth is fine if you already have it)
•Willow Charcoal, a box of assorted sizes (important to have thick and medium)
•Charcoal pencils:
General's HB, 2B and 6B
or Primo HB, B and 3B
or Wolf Carbon, 2B and 6B plus a General's Soft Carbon Sketch pencil
•Paper blending stumps: assorted small, medium and large (not tortillons)
•Kneaded eraser
•Snap-off utility knife or razor blade to remove pencil wood
•Some good quality paper towels
•8.5"x11" or 9"x12" Sketchbook; Strathmore Sketch 400 series is good and not expensive
•Graphite pencils, B and 2B or mechanical lead holder and 2B leads
•Sanding block or a 150-180 grit, Large Sanding Sponge (from a hardware store, home center)
•Inexpensive classroom compass

Optional but Useful

•Compressed charcoal sticks (round),hard, medium and soft
•Pencil extender(s) (like General's "The Miser" or Koh-I-Noor's "Pencil Lengthener"
•Leather Artist Chamois
•Old cotton T-Shirt cut into squares, 6"x6" or so.
•Faber-Castell Perfection Pencil eraser (or similar)
•White charcoal pencil
•Soft paint brush. I like to use an old watercolor wash brush.

Most materials on this list are available at Ben Franklin in Easton, Art Things in Annapolis or online.