May 07 - 08 2024


9:30 am - 4:30 pm



507RW-LDI: Graphite and Charcoal Drawing with Robert Way

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Level: Beginner with some experience
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Students in this workshop will be familiarized with the fundamental principles of drawing, enhancing their ability to see the basic shapes, forms, and values that make up the landscape. Participants will learn to “read” a photograph to accurately discern its weaknesses and to discover its hidden artistic gems.  By integrating nature’s inherent proportions into the artistic process, students will receive the rudimentary essentials of composing a masterful landscape drawing. With only a few basic tools used by master artists for centuries, each student will be instructed to properly design, construct, draw, and render a realistic, even a photographic, image of their chosen landscape on paper.

 All levels with some drawing experience.

Robert has been learning his craft, producing his inspiring works of art, and teaching others for over 40 years. Relying on the time honored and proven artistic principals of the masters, his work depicts a strong affinity for light, color, and dynamic composition. He developed much of his style while working with Tom Blackwell, one of the original Photorealists, who utilizes the painting methods of his mentor Maxfield Parrish. Robert’s work has been exhibited throughout New England and in Europe. His drawings and paintings reside in public and private collections worldwide.