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Virtually Gorton: Getting Started with Color Pencil (Adult Art) Monday, November 2

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Virtually Gorton: Getting Started with Color Pencil (Adult Art)

  • Date: November 2, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Price: $200.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Getting Started with Color Pencil via Zoom with Philip Schorn of P Schorn Studio

Mondays, 1-2:30pm
6 weeks / Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14 (no class the week of Thanksgiving)
Minimum 3, Max 8

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencil in this online course for beginners. Learn everything
you need to get started – types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, how to draw without
seeing lines, layering, and blending. Each session will be a review working on the drawing.
The class will work on 2 renderings during the course.
This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes on Mondays, 1pm to 2:30pm for 6 weeks.
A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session.
Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email
after registration.
It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.
**Reference images will be supplied

Supplies: – Can be order thru Blicks Art Supply
48ct Prismacolor softcore pencils
1 9×12 300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
1 Blick colorless blending pen
Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)
Helpful extras…..
Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board
1 or 2 inch clean soft paint brush (to use as a drafting brush)

Philip Schorn / P Schorn Studio
Botanical Color Pencil Artist

My botanical renderings are not drawings of plant specimens as seen in scientific books, rather, they are renderings of plants as seen through with the eye of an artist. I can look at the ground I can see the shapes, light and shadows. I focus on a small portion of the subject and what makes that interesting. Whether that be the individual leaf, flower, or snapshot of the ground to bring the details to life.

I have been working with color pencil for several years and teaching the art for the last three years. I’m currently teaching online from my home since March. I currently teach online color pencil classes for other art studios/galleries, private classes and Facebook demos. I have two books published of my art/techniques on. I have done a number of outdoor shows, group and individual exhibitions.

My process of making a rendering with the detail that I want to have requires a significant amount of time. Sometimes I use other media, such as ink, watercolors or pastels.

I am a member of the Color Pencil Society of America, Grayslake Arts Alliance and the Lake County Art League. My studio is located in Grayslake.

Email: phil@pschornstudio.com

Web: pschornstudio.com

FB: pschornstudio/



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If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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