The drawing element of this class will focus on introducing representational drawing through basic drawing techniques. Students will use observational drawing to improve their realistic drawing skills. The focus of the class will be to help students learn to see the outlines of objects, learn to break subjects into smaller pieces, learn to pay attention to details of objects, and realizing that improvement comes with practice will all help students learn to draw. Students will be introduced to basic shading techniques in graphite, colored pencil, and charcoal. We will explore various drawing techniques with many drawing mediums such as with graphite, pen and ink, colored pencils, charcoal and many others..