This popular workshop is all about exploring sketchbook techniques. Pocket-size sketchbooks will be assembled using papers of different weights, colors and textures. Tips will be offered on methods for using color pencils, oil and chalk pastels, as well as ink pens and brushes for sketchbooks. Students meet at Portland’s Casco Bay Ferry dock at 9:00am for a 9:15am ferry.
TUITION: 80 (+Ferry Fee $7.70) + FEES: 15
A selection of drawing materials will be provided, but students should feel free to bring their own sketchbooks and materials.
Please bring water and lunch, and wear good walking shoes and appropriate clothing for weather changes, including sun hat, sun glasses, and raincoat or poncho.
JUDY LABRASCA taught in the BFA program at MECA from 2000 to 2007 as a founding member of the Illustration department. She has taught in the Continuing Studies department since 2001 and has taught drawing workshops to students of all ages. She is the illustrator of Deborah Davis’ book The Secret of the Seal, published by Random House, and is working on a new book entitled Drawing Games. Her studio work includes both drawings, photographs, and artist books.
JAIME HOGAN grew up in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and earned a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. Her illustrations have appeared in publications from the Los Angeles Times to Maine Magazine and she has illustrated seven children's books, the most recent titled Here Come the Humpbacks! by April Pulley Sayre. Since 2003, Jamie has taught Illustration in the BFA program at Maine College of Art. A member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Jamie lives on Peaks Island with her husband and daughter. www.jamiehogan.com