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Pet and Animal Portraits

pencil drawing of a happy dog Instructor: Jim Stilwell

Location: Sycamore Bdg, RM 7105  Tuition: $100.00

Capture your lovable pet or your favorite animal in graphite pencil drawings. The student will work from photographs and explore composition, texture, blending, value as well as other intermediate drawing skills. There will be emphasis on how to capture the personality of the animal and bring it to life. Varieties of paper media, photography tips and how to present and reproduce your finished art will be covered as well. Participants must have experience with basic drawing skills. Materials to bring: 4B and 6B graphite pencils, drawing pad, pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser and optional Bristol paper.

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.