Capture in sketches and drawings the powerful drama and beauty of the landscape, utilizing a variety of drawing materials, tools, and techniques. You will select and compose the image, recording the countryside, waterfalls, farm, animals, birds, a variety of plants and flowers, beautiful natural forms, and the human form in the environment. Use a variety of drawing materials such as graphite, pencils, charcoal, craypas, pastels, and mixed media. Explore and use composition techniques such as perspective, balance, focal point, movement, size, and shape. Capture the “open air” image, utilizing highlight and shadow, interesting textures, shading, and the incredible moods of nature. Drawing Nature will appeal to artists of all levels, from students and beginners to painters, photographers, and artists of all media.