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[Full] Introduction to Drawing with Valerie Isaacs

July 18 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

Thursday-Friday, July 18-19, 9:30am-12:30pm

2 sessions | $150 for members, $160 for non-members 

Materials included in price of workshop

This workshop is full, please email Ruby to be added to the waitlist: rubyt@paam.org

This class will introduce the basic skills you need to start drawing.

Contour drawing  sharpens your powers of observation and helps you understand volume and character. Seeing through a grid relates 3-dimensional space to 2-dimensional paper. Observation of positive and negative shapes helps you see proportions and relationships, and put them on paper. Thinking of boxes and planes will make light and shade easier. You can draw– it is easier than you think!


Valerie Isaacs holds a BA in Architecture from Penn State. She has worked as an artist since 1989 in Spain, Charleston, SC, and Cambridge, MA before moving to Provincetown in 2017. Isaacs trained in drawing and etching in Seville, in painting at the Fleisher Art Memorial (Philadelphia PA) and with Douglas Balentine (Charleston SC). She teaches drawing for beginners, figure drawing, and landscape painting.

Website: valerieisaacs.com, Instagram: @valerieisaacsartist

Blanche Lazzell, Untitled (study of Bones and Fruit), 1935, graphite on paper, 7 x 9 inches, PAAM Collection