Are you constantly doodling on the side of your notes during school or meetings at work? You may think those doodles are nothing special; however you can learn to develop skills that can turn those simple doodles into cartoons or even realistic life drawings. This class will teach you the basics of pencil drawing from shading techniques to values, perspective and composition. This introductory course requires no background in drawing ability; therefore, you will begin at the most basic level of drawing and proceed to a reasonable competence in drawing skills, helping unlock the artist inside. Required class supplies: Sketch pad 14 X 17 briston, stathmore, canson; medium kneaded eraser; 4 graphite pencils (hb, 2b, 4b, 6b).