Drawing on a Tinted Ground

CE 281 : 

non-credit – in person

  • Dates: June 3 – 10
  • Times: 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Meetings: 2
  • Days: Saturdays
  • Instructor: Jen Sarkisian


15 in stock


Add dynamism and dimension to your drawings by working with non-white backgrounds! Learn why starting with a colored ground could benefit your work, how it differs from starting with a white ground and what options work best for you and your work. 

This course must meet minimum enrollment by May 27 in order to run. Register today! 


  • Toned paper pad of their choice in any color that is not white/off-white (no larger than 9×12”) Black Paper (can be cut or ripped to size) or Colored Paper Colored
  • Pencils or pastels (or other medium of choice to work with – No Watercolor or other translucent material) PrismaColor are good, but any colored pencils or pastels will do
  • Photo you would like to use as reference for your project.
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