Bemis School of Art

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B5 Introduction to Drawing

The goal of the Talented in Art program, a collaboration of more than 25 years between Bemis School of Art and District #11, is to challenge and accelerate advanced art students in grades 3-5. The program is develops the student’s academic potential and to excel them in art with an in-depth comprehensive understanding of visual arts. The program includes lectures, interactive projects, writing assignments as well as visits to the Fine Arts Center galleries (when applicable). The Talented in Art program applies the Colorado State Content Standards to all of the classes.

The program encourages:

  • Imagination and expression
  • design and composition
  • technique development
  • strong sense of individuality and inventiveness
  • artistic thinking and problem solving skills

Introduction to Drawing is for the student interested in drawing, basic art techniques and concepts. Learn to draw what they see and explore the principals of design. We will learn how to create a sense of depth and volume. Explore the visual art vocabulary to discuss and write about art. Materials will include pencil, charcoal and more.

Teacher will include:

  • Principles of design
  • Review of the elements of art
  • Glossary of relevant terms
  • List and description of art supplies used in class
  • Information on 4 relevant artists
  • Historical information
  • 1-2 critique writing assignments

Ages 8-11

Instructor: Angie Tingle

FAC Member Price: $110

Non-Member Price: $110



Class Dates:

February 27 – April 24


3:45-5:15 p.m.

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8 sessions

Class Categories:

Drawing, Gifted & Talented, Talented in Art


Bemis School of Art

818 Pelham Place

Additional Info


Ages 8-11




No class: March 27, Spring Break

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