Explore the fundamentals of composition and design such as balance, rhythm, and proportion. Discuss how to arrange elements like line, shapes, and forms to develop a foundation for sketches and drawings to strengthen your visual communication skills.
Please provide a nut-free lunch, snacks, utensils, water bottle, and smock. Supplies are provided.
Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.
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About the Instructor
Ashley E. Dotson received a BA from Dartmouth College. Since graduating, Ashley has worked as a studio instructor at Dartmouth and at an independent school in Massachusetts. Ashley has experience working in both museum and school settings. Inspired by artists such as Alma Thomas and Mark Bradford, Ashley's artwork focuses primarily on the use of color and mixed media materials to tell stories about life and lived experience. Ashley also has a background in theatric and architectural design, having designed the lights and sets for several stage plays and musicals. Ashley is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.