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"Drawing Basics Boot Camp" with Allison Luce (April 23, 2024)


with Allison Luce

Tuesday (10am to 4pm)

April 23, 2024
*NOTE: This is an updated date/time!

Art League Academy
(106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC)


This course is designed for those who have always had an interest in drawing but don't know where to start. Don't know how to draw? No problem! This tutorial will introduce you to the basics of drawing using step-by-step instructions. Participants will learn the basics from how to hold the pencil to how to shade. Hatching, Cross-Hatching and Stippling will be discussed. You'll be keeping your own sketchbook like a professional artist in no time!

This class will focus on drawing basics from structure to value. A variety of drawing techniques will be introduced. The workshop will begin with an introduction to the materials. There will be a focus on developing a value scale and how to apply it to accurately drawn objects. Students will be encouraged to look at their environment in a new and imaginative way. Participants are encouraged to explore their own environment and incorporate it into their artwork.

We will have a 30 minute break for lunch, bring your lunch or grab a quick lunch at a cafe nearby.


Students have the option of bringing supplies or pre-ordering a supply kit for $20 (to be paid in cash the day of the workshop) by emailing after registration.

Ticket purchases to Art League of Hilton Head events are final. Refunds will not be given for missed or classes/workshops.

If a class or workshop is canceled by Art League of Hilton Head a full refund will be given.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Join us for this exciting 1-Day Workshop designed for beginners!
Materials Included: Bring The Materials Below, Or Pre-Order a Supply Kit for $20
Requirements: PLEASE BRING

A Sketchbook

An HB Pencil

A 2B Pencil

A 4B Pencil

A Gray, Pink or White Eraser

You can request supplies be provided to you from the instructor for a $20 cash fee, please email upon registration to request a supply kit

Please Email:
Instructor: Allison Luce
Instructor Bio:

ALLISON LUCE explores the ephemeral nature of existence and the mystery of eternity through her ceramic sculptures and monoprints. Luce graduated with dual BFA degrees in Painting and Art History from Ohio University and her MFA from Hunter College, City University of New York. She currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where she is a studio artist and a Realtor. She has shown her work in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally and her work is included in private and corporate collections.

She has been a Resident Artist at the International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark, the Zentrum fur Keramik-Berlin in Germany, and the Medalta International Artists in Residence in Canada. She has been an Affiliate Artist at the McColl Center for Art and Innovation and a Visiting Artist at Baltimore Clayworks. In 2014, she was a Resident Artist at The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences where she was awarded The Antinori Fellowship for Ceramic Artists. She was a Resident Artist at the GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art and the Noble and Greenough School in Massachusetts in 2015.

She served as Guest Faculty for Gordon College's study abroad program in Orvieto, Italy in 2016 and 2017. Her artwork was on display on a billboard on 1-77 North in Charlotte as part of the Art Pop 2016 program. She has participated in the American Craft Council shows in Atlanta, Georgia and served on the Board of Directors of Christians in the Visual Arts. She completed a fifty-sculpture commission for the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte as a participant in their Community Supported Art program. She also received two Regional Artist Project Grants from the ASC to purchase a kiln and a slab roller for her home studio.

You can read more about Allison Luce on her website, by clicking HERE
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