Drawing Series

More than learning the basics of drawing.


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$15 Gift Certificate

Take 3 KAN classes in 2023 and receive a $15 gift certificate redeemable towards a future KAN class or on a 1-year KAN membership.

Cancellation Policy

With 7 days notice, we will offer a credit or refund. With less than 7 days but at least 48 hours notice, we will offer a credit. Otherwise, no refund or credit will be given, including if a student does not attend. We thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

Gov't Protocols

KAN will be following protocols regarding COVID-19 that are in place at the time this class occurs.

Drawing Series is more than learning the basics of drawing. Though it does do just that, it also proposes a drawing challenge to all; beginner and experienced alike. This six session two-hour class series takes an accumulative learning approach.

Learning to Look:  We start with the fundamental principles and techniques of drawing, including the elements of shape, line, value/tone, and perspective. After which each class will build on the teachings of the previous session.

Class lessons will include:

  • complex shape construction
  • 1-pt and 2-pt linear/3d-depth/aerial perspective
  • comparative/proportional sighting
  • composition/placement of elements/points of view
  • line of action
  • short art historical slide presentations

Areas of Study: The fundamentals learned during each class will then be applied to three areas of study:

  • sight-based – blocks, still-life, figurative
  • photo work – building, landscape, wildlife
  • imaginative – cartooning, comic art and sequential storytelling

One session will be an introduction to figurative drawing. There will be a live model.

Drawing Challenge: In addition to class time work, there will be a significant drawing challenge put forth as assigned homework.

Learn something new. Improve your skills. Wow yourself!


The class is held on Monday evenings:

March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3, 17

There is no class on April 10 (Easter Monday)


Level: All levels. Beginner to expert.
Ages: Adult
Maximum size: 10
Available seats: 8
We do accept names for a waiting list.


Everyone must bring a sketchbook.
There will be an additional fee of $10 to pay for the figure model.
Additional materials list will be emailed after registration. These materials may be purchased in class.

Artist: M-J Kelley

M-J is a classically trained figurative artist with advanced training in cartooning, comic art, and sequential storytelling. Her work focuses on hand-drawn fine art, wildlife illustration, surreal, anthropomorphic landscapes, and comic art. Her work may be viewed at M-J Kelley Studio.

And now more from the Drawing Series…

Augmenting this class are two additional drawing classes:

Drawing Series: Figurative Study
Drawing Series: Visual Storytelling

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