Christy Olsen

Visual Art Instructor and Fine artist

Design and Composition Adult Art Class

Whether you are drawing or painting, a strong composition will attract attention, engage the viewer or provide clarity in your message. This class covers some of the basic principles of art, simplification, and the Japanese concept of Nōtan (濃淡), a concept that evolved during the evolution of woodblock prints using a limited set of dark and light shapes.

By the end of this class, you will have a solid understanding of how to simplify your shapes and arrange your values into a pleasing design.

Adult Visual Art Class
Offered via The Art Verve Academy (AVA).
No prerequisite, all levels are welcome from beginner to advanced.

​About the Art Verve Academy
The Art Verve Academy (AVA) is a mobile art school without brick & mortar boundaries, established to support the local Tucson, Arizona arts community. Classes are held in rented spaces, where instructors foster an encouraging, accepting, & considerate environment. AVA offers weekly classes for adults at any level who would like to learn, create or cultivate the visual arts within a variety of mediums, subject matter, or techniques in sketching, drawing & painting.

Christy Olsen

Feb. 9, 16 in 2019

(2) Saturday Afternoons, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM 3 hours per session

Tucson Pastel Society (TPS) Art Center
2447 N. Los Altos, Tucson, AZ 85705

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