Field Sketching Academy

Date: June 28, 2013

Start Time: 1:30 pm
End Time: 5:00 pm


basic drawingWhat better setting to learn the art of drawing and painting in the field?  Directed towards design professionals (architects, landscape architects, planners, designers and artists) as well as those interested in travel or leisure sketching, courses taught at the Field Drawing Academy will focus on one subject at a time, allowing students to select which skills they most want to develop.  Classes will be limited to 6-12 students where students can experience one-on-one instruction from the extensive and complementary experience of two instructors per course, primarily architects Karin Pitman and Terrance Brown.

Drawing Basics: Value, Line & Composition
This course will cover basic elements that make a drawing a good one. Beginners and more advanced students are welcome.

Class fee: $100 per person, option to add on supplies: a set of black archival ink pens, and a sketchbook. Class will be held from 1:30pm - 5pm, with the option of adding on dinner reservations after the class. Please wear comfortable shoes and sun protection - parts of the class will be held outdoors during field sketching.

About the instructors:
Karin Pitman, AIA, PLA, LEED AP
An architect and landscape architect by profession, Karin comes from a family of artists, has enjoyed drawing since childhood.  She first studied watercolor painting in the 1980’s in Arizona and formerly taught freehand perspective drawing at Arizona State University.  In New Mexico, Karin has taught watercolor, liquid acrylic and mixed media painting, and drawing classes.  Having received several awards in New Mexico Watercolor Society Shows as well as at the Grumbacher Invitational in Prescott, Arizona, her work has been published in Architectural Record magazine, Drawing Shortcuts, 2nd Edition (by Jim Leggitt), Builder's Newsmagazine, and The Albuquerque Journal.

Terrance J. Brown, FAIA
A fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA),  Terry developed his pen and ink sketching style as a student of architecture at Texas Tech University and continues to illustrate and record his travels around the globe.  His drawings are published in a recent Architectural Record magazine, and illustrate the book titled Building Security, Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design-2004 by McGraw Hill.  He is also showcased as an illustrator in Jim Leggitt’s book titled Drawing Shortcuts 2nd Edition-2010 by John Wiley and Sons.


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Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.