This course will bring new knowledge and experience to high school drawing students seriously considering majoring in the visual arts. During these eight sessions, students will learn to develop critical skills of the drawing discipline that will unlock the secrets of rendering the world around them on paper, allowing students of EVERY skill-level to dramatically advance their talents. The course will consist of challenging in-class exercises as well as at-home assignments. $25 materials fee covers the cost of the drawing supplies/materials required for the class. Excellent opportunity for portfolio development for College-bound high school students! Please note: For continuing students who completed the same class in the summer, advanced exercises and techniques will be incorporated according to student's skill level.