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Introduction to Drawing

Hand drawing of the human eye.

Drawing 101

Instructor: James Stilwell

Location: Sycamore Building, 7105 Tuition: $115.00

Let’s unleash and nurture your creative side together. Learn to visually interpret what you see and capture this on paper. We will cover basic drawing fundamentals: line, contour, shapes, shading, controlling tones, proportion, perspective and composition. While using pencil, a variety of subject matter including still life, nature, people and buildings will be explored.

Intro to Drawing Material List from Michaels Craft Store or other Art Supplies

  • Drawing Pencils: 6B Drawing pencil, 4B Drawing Pencil
  • White Vinyl Eraser
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Drawing Pad 8.5x11 or larger
  • Optional paper: you can purchase a 500 ream of sheet copy paper at an office supply store for around $10 that will give you a large supply to work with
Date Day Time Section Cost Register By Registration Link
August 13 - Sept. 17 Tuesdays 1pm - 3pm 11871 $115 8/6/24 Register
Oct. 15 - Nov. 19 Tuesdays 1pm - 3pm 11873 $115 10/8/24 Register

How to Register by Email:

1. Download Creative Arts Registration Form (Form must be fully completed to be accepted)

2. Email completed form to

3. If you are registering through email please await a Successful Confirmation Registration Email.
This service is only available to those that register by email. 

How to Register in Person:

Please visit Student Services Department on the top floor of the Hemlock Building at
185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.



Material List for HCC  Intro to Drawing  for Jim Stilwell Class  (Prices Very depending on Vendor)

1. Drawing Pencils: 

  • 6B Drawing pencil  #10015351 Buy 2@ $1.49 each 
  • 4B Drawing Pencil #10015353 Buy 2@ $1.49 each 

2. White Vinyl Eraser Artist Loft #10062522 $1.69 

3. Metal Pencil Sharpener Artist Loft #10291174 $1.99 

4. Creatology Drawing Pad 40 sheets #10176279 $3.49