OSHR 1795 - Drawing FUNdamentals

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

"A drawing is simply a line going for a walk."
-Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) German-Swiss artist

This beginner-level course will have you excited about drawing. Participants will learn various techniques in Conte crayons, graphite pencils, and pen and ink, while exploring drawing fundamentals. Learn how to draw what you see.
Delve into the basics of using line, value, shape, and shading to create realistic drawings. Composition and proportion will also be discussed and used in drawings. Participants will learn how to use a grid to enlarge and transfer images to larger paper. Examples of drawings through the ages will also be presented.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.


Carol Marander

Carol Marander is an artist living and working in Fort Collins, Colorado. She graduated with Honors from Colorado State University where she majored in sculpture and painting. She worked as a graphic designer for many years at Colorado State University while pursuing her fine art. Carol’s paintings have been in numerous juried exhibitions locally and nationally. She is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and the Colorado Watercolor Society. Carol is excited about sharing her love of drawing with her students.