Create vibrant, drawings with full value range using charcoal/graphite. Starting with a block-in sketch then learn the principles of form modeling to create a look of realism and three dimensionality. Students can work from still life set-ups or can choose to draw their own subjects.
Materials list: Drawing board, Paper, Charcoal and/or Graphite Pencils, Sharpener, Kneaded Eraser, White Pencil like “Generals” brand, Toned Paper optional
Joseph Mattus has an illustration major from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts. He later graduated from Grand Central Atelier, where he studied under nationally recognized Jacob Collins, Joshua LaRock, Scott Waddell, Justin Wood and others. Since completing a five year study in New York, Joseph has taught privately. As a new Florida resident, he has entered several local exhibitions, winning Best in Show at the Dunedin Art Center, the Pinellas Park Art Society exhibitions and the Winter Garden Art Association “SOBO” Annual exhibition.Instructor Bio