Abstract Drawing: From Lines to Layers

Julia Ricketts is a painter with a twenty-year career of exhibitions in the Northwest. She holds a BFA from Alfred University and has received grants from 4Culture and the The King County Arts Commission as well as residencies at Centrum and the Pilchuck Glass School. Her work is held in the collections of Microsoft, Oregon Health Sciences University, the Tacoma Art Museum, and in numerous private collections.
1/15-3/26, no class 2/5
1:30-4:30 P.M.
Gage Capitol Hill
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Master the language of abstraction with a variety of wet and dry drawing media. Abstract Drawing: From Lines to Layers emphasizes conceptual, intuitive, and experimental methods used by modern and contemporary artists to create non-representational images. You will work in pencil, pen, ink, watercolor, and mixed media on projects that cover a broad range of drawing methods and approaches. Readings and numerous visual examples from 20th and 21st century artists will be used to support your in-class work. To help encourage your artistic growth and studio practice, students will work both at home and in class to finish their pieces.