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Innovate: Drawing and Composition (New!)
Innovate: Drawing and Composition (New!)

Tue, Dec 05


ACCC Arts Center

Innovate: Drawing and Composition (New!)

A 2-day painting workshop with Liz Morton

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Time & Location

Dec 05, 2023, 10:00 AM – Dec 06, 2023, 4:00 PM

ACCC Arts Center, 1702 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA

About the event

Explore drawing skills needed to excel at compositional techniques used by artists. Students learn basic drawing methods that allow for differences in style, that cover a variety of objects and allow students to draw anything they may encounter in reference photographs or out in the world. We will explore: Boxes as benchmarks, Drawing and Design Basics, Scaling objects, Plants and Rocks, and Beach and Marsh landscapes.

Come develop skills! *Bring your own supplies (Drawing Paper, Tracing paper Newsprint, Graphite pencils, erasers, etc.). See Student Supply List for items student should supply.

Instructor: Liz Morton Award-Winning Coastal North Carolina Artist, Liz Morton loves to paint! Her paintings are mesmerizing with color, layers, and texture that can keep you engaged for hours.

Liz studied art at Appalachian State University (Boone and NYC), Barton College (Double Major: Printmaking & Commercial Art), The University of NC at Greensboro (MFA/Painting), Ghost Ranch, NM (Intuitive Painting), Washington DC (watercolor), and Morehead City (pastel). Liz has experienced significant international travel exercising every opportunity to talk with other artists and visit the studios, museums, and galleries along the way. Active in the Metropolitan DC area art scene for twenty years, she is now home in her beloved coastal NC.

A creative and engaging teacher, Liz has taught art in the public school system along with private lessons, studio sessions, and workshops in the Carteret County NC and Metropolitan DC area.

Member of The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media and The Arts Council of Carteret County. Currently represented at Carolina Artist Gallery, Impressions Art Gallery in Morehead City, NC and the Village Gallery, Oriental, NC.

Website of instructor’s art:

For all Drawing Workshops: Students can expect to work on multiple pieces to develop or expand their own personal drawing and composition skills. We will be working on paper with graphite (pencils, compressed, & sticks), charcoal, conte crayons and watercolor crayons. Drawing workshops are *bring your own supplies including items in the drawing section of the Student Supply List.

 · Student supplied:

o 70 or 80lb Drawing Paper

o Tracing paper

o Newsprint

o Graphite Pencils (H, HB & B Drawing pencils))

o Kneaded Erasers

o Rubber Erasers

o Color Pencils (if desired)

o Watercolor Crayons (if desired)

o Apron (if desired)

 · Instructor   Supplied:

o Nitrile Gloves and/or Gloves in a Bottle

o Isopropyl Alcohol.

o Cloth paper towels

o Studio wipes.

Note:There are no make-up classes or fee reimbursement for student absenteeism. There is no prorated tuition for classes that the student cannot attend. The instructor or the Carolina Artist Gallery reserves the right to postpone classes due to circumstances beyond the instructor or CAG’s control, such as severe weather, staff illness, or other emergencies. Instructor will provide make-up classes for classes cancelled in these cases. CAG reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds are issued for cancelled classes only. We make every effort to notify students of postponements and cancellations at least 24 hours before the first scheduled class. Dates and times are subject to change as necessary.

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