Expressive Drawing with Jessie

 

with Jessie Nickerson       ADULTS
6 classes, Fridays, Jan 12-Feb 16

Free you inner artist and try Expressive Drawing with artist and educator Jessie Nickerson!  In this class, you'll learn the basics of drawing while developing your own unique expressive style. Jessie will explore different techniques aimed at helping you develop a more fluid and natural approach to drawing. Students will work with a variety of materials in order to achieve a broad range of mark making. The objective of this class is to build both drawing skills and confidence, while simultaneously expanding understanding of what drawing can be. This class is for both beginning students, as well as those with more experience who want to loosen up their approach. 

Materials fee $10, students to provide their own paper: 18x24 pad newsprint and 18x24 drawing paper.

Fridays, January 12 - February 16
10 am - 12:30 pm upstairs in the Black Box
6 classes, $225/$191.25 members

Questions? Ask Jessie at jessie nickerson@gmail.com.

Jessie Nickerson is a native of Cape Cod where her family settled in the early 1600s. In 2000 she received her BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, and went on to study painting at Parsons School of Design where she earned her MFA in 2003. She is influenced by the classic illustrations of Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, and Maxfield Parish, the oil paintings of J.W.M. Turner, and the prints of Hokusai. Nickerson works with ink, watercolor, and acrylic to create surreal images that combine elements of nature, internal musings, and fairy tale iconography. She has exhibited her work throughout New England and is a member of the New Bedford Open Studios. She resides in Cotuit where the sea continues to provide her with inspiration. Visit her website here