Our Classes

Drawing & Painting, ages 6 & Up

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Ours is a realistic drawing curriculum that has enough structure for achieving highly skilled success and enough freedom for individual creativity. It is a progressive art curriculum with information and drawing projects for children and teens. Students will learn to use a variety of media.


Location: Art Studio @ DeRaud Home, NW Fresno

CLASSES ONGOING - START ANYTIME

NEW CLASSES STARTING TUESDAYS 4- 6 pm & WEDNESDAYS 3:30-5:30 

Mark & Wendy DeRaud, Artists & Instructors

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ongoing classes january 16 - June 6, 2019

Drawing & Painting - Ages 6-9

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Our's is a realistic drawing curriculum that has enough structure for achieving highly skilled success and enough freedom for individual creativity.

Students will learn to use high quality markers and colored pencils to build confidence and produce a finished drawing during each 2 hour class.

Times: Wednesday, 1 -3 pm


         NEW CLASS FORMING!

       Wednesday, 3:30-5:30 pm


Instructor: Wendy DeRaud

Drawing & Painting - Ages 10-13

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Our drawing curriculum teaches students the necessary skills to achieve high-quality drawings, including still-life, plein air, portraits, using markers and colored-pencils, then progressing to pastel, acrylic paint and watercolor to explore beginning painting technique. 

Time: Thursday, 1-3 pm

Instructor: Wendy DeRaud

Drawing & Painting - Teens & Adult (Ages 14 & Up)

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In How to Paint Like the Old Masters, instructor Mark DeRaud will be giving individualized arts instruction for serious students starting at age 14, contingent on approval of portfolio. Curriculum includes:

  • how to think like an artist
  • drawing
  • oil painting
  • painterly painting
  • developing craft and skill
  • creating meaning in your art work

Time: Thursday, 4-6:30 pm

(Other time-slots will be added to give more instruction time as needed)

NEW CLASS starting March 19th: Drawing - Ages 13-adult

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For those students more serious in pursuing art technique, this is a beginner's course in drawing instruction. Mark will teach principles of line, shape, form, perspective, and will include copying Old Master's drawings, learning to work from life and memory. 

Classes start on Tuesday, March 19th and run through June 4, 2019.


Time: Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm

Instructor: Mark DeRaud

location

The DeRaud Art Studio

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NW Fresno 

near Bullard High School


email: mderaud@gmail.com

(559) 326-3160