Positive-Negative Drawing

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Date: 03/14/2020  Time: 10am - 3pm

Registration Cut-off Date: 03/07/2020

Location: Artworks Gallery, 109 Fall St., Seneca Falls, NY

Cost: $40

Instructor: Roberta Nelson


Workshop Description:  Striking contrast drawings are created by breaking a drawing into positive and negative space and shading them with only white and black colored pencils. An abstract design is cut out of black paper and glued onto a white illustration board. The selected drawing for the project is then transferred onto the illustration board. All of the shadows in the positive or white areas of the drawing are shaded in with a black pencil while the highlights remain the white of the paper. All of the highlights in the negative or black areas of the drawing are shaded with a white colored pencil while the shadows remain the black of the paper.  


Materials Provided by the Participant:  sketch pad, regular pencil, a black colored pencil, a white colored pencil, an eraser, a hard surface to be used as a cutting board, an exacto knife, a scissors, glue, and a pencil sharpener.


Materials Provided by the Instructor:  black paper, white illustration board, and tracing paper. 


Contact: Sign up at the gallery or email the instructor at rnelson33@rochester.rr.com  or call 315-549-8323