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  • Time:Thursday, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Duration :Spring I: 7 classes
  • Price $ 175 members $245 non-members

Learning to Draw through Still Life with Rick Daskam Thursdays 1:30-3:30 pm

Rick Daskam Adult

Learning to draw the still-life in charcoal is a fun way to learn the basics of drawing.  We will focus on modeling, shape, light and shadow and values, while drawing from simple still life objects.  In this class, Rick will help you lay down the foundation to your artistic ability, enabling you to produce better realistic drawings. Learning these skills will enhance your painting abilities.


Strathmore sketch pad (400 series) 11×14 or 14×17
Charcoal pencils (6B)
Vine soft charcoal
Sharpening tool (razor blade is best)
Kneaded eraser
Large drawing clip board


About Rick Daskam:

Currently, Rick Daskam is co-president of the Hudson Valley Art Association. In 2004 he began entering Juried Art Exhibitions and museum shows. Preferring to express his passion in oil, Mr. Daskam’s works have garnered him numerous awards including the, The Collectors Award from the Butler Museum of American Art, the Claude Parsons Memorial Award for Landscape from the American Artists Professional League, and the Frank Vincent Dumond Award for Best Light and Atmospheric Effect from The Hudson Valley Art Association. In 2019, Rick was the Artist of the Year on Monhegan Island with a solo show at the Island Inn.


WINTER: 6 wks – 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27

Cost: $150 members / $210 non-members

Please call the Guild for more information 203.438.8863


SPRING I: 7 wks – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23

Cost: $175 members / $245 non-members

Please click here to register for Spring I