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Class Skill Levels

Classes are divided into three tiers of skill levels: Foundational, Intermediate, and Advanced. Read over the descriptions below to determine what tier of class difficulty is best for you.

Foundational

You may have enjoyed sketching from time to time and have always enjoyed art but never taken it seriously or received formal education of the fundamentals of drawing and painting. You are hobbyist or beginner with a general idea what perspective is but would not know how to construct an accurate 3-point perspective view of a subject. You have not memorized the proportions of the human face and body, and you stick to drawing faces from front view only.

Intermediate

You have received a scattering of art classes and education or poor formal teaching. You have general understanding the fundamentals but know there are significant gaps in your knowledge. You struggle with color, lighting, and realistic rendering. If given a direct reference to copy, you can make a reasonable replication but struggle to adapt that knowledge to new drawings without direct reference. You have made decent images of single subjects such as a tree, face, or vase, but struggle with more complex subjects and your images often feel flat.