The goal of this course is to provide students with skills and techniques needed to further his or her drawing and painting ability in a fun, stimulating and creative environment. Students will gain confidence in their ability to communicate personal ideas and solve visual problems by improving their drawing skills. They will also explore various media, gain a better understanding of color, and learn to organize more exciting compositions. Since individual solutions to projects vary greatly, students will benefit by seeing and discussing their work during class critiques. Each level of this class builds upon the fundamentals established at the previous level.