Winter Quarter 2018

Beginning Drawing

In this rigorous yet enjoyable course, fundamentals of drawing will be introduced (line, proportion, value, light and form, etc) and students will learn how to construct an accurate and well-designed drawing. Class time consists of lecture, demonstration, student working on individual projects, and critique. Class includes homework.

Tuesday Evenings 6-9 PM, January 16 – March 20 (10 weeks)
Instructor: Tim Mansen
Tuition: $400 for Winter Quarter

Drawing into Painting

This is an intermediate drawing course. Certain level of skill with drawing is expected. It is recommended that students first take Beginning Drawing course (see above). With a grasp of proportion, and light / form interaction, students can take more of a design approach to drawing, and are prepared for the transition to oil painting. Students spend class time working on individual projects,  instructor demos/critiques, and group critique. Environment is encouraging and supportive. Class includes homework.

Wednesday Evenings 6-9 PM, January 17 – March 21 (10 weeks)
Instructor: Tim Mansen
Tuition: $450 for Winter Quarter

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Tacoma Academy of Fine Art also offers Private Lessons, as well as Art Consultation on your personal fine art projects (mentorships / critiques, etc).

Contact Tim Mansen at: for more information.