Architectural Sketching

This course can no longer be booked.

ages 17+ | limit 8 students

  • Started May 4
  • 120 US dollars
  • 200 East Saint John Street


Put away your camera, loosen up and learn how to capture the essence of the urban landscape with quick, loose marker sketches and playful watercolor washes. For beginners through the professional, this class is a must for lovers of Architecture, travelers, stale artists and hobbyists. Perspective basics, composition; choosing a view point; how to simplify and fake details, building materials, foliage and landscaping; capturing the gestures of individuals and crowds. Most important you will learn how to loosen up, while acquiring a free, yet controlled style all your own. Session 1 will be in the classroom with structured lessons. In Sessions 2 - 4 we’ll hit the streets of Spartanburg with a combination of directed sketching assignments and “on your own” sketching. Plenty of demonstrations, one-on-one instruction and a strong dose of encouragement. 2D Studio classroom is located on the second floor of the Montgomery Building of the Chapman Cultural Center. Materials 9 x 12 Mulimedia Sketchbook Small, inexpensive water color palette Variety of round, pointed and flat brushes Variety of waterproof thin line markers


cancellation policy

If we do not meet minimum registration, class will be cancelled and students will be given a full refund. If registration occurred through our website, refunds will be issued through PayPal/Square minus a small PayPal/Square administration fee. Otherwise, a check will be mailed to you in approximately two weeks. ​If a student has to withdraw from a class five or more working days before the class is scheduled to begin, a refund will be issued minus a SAM $20 administrative fee. If a student withdraws from a class five working days or less before a class is scheduled to begin, the class fee will not be refunded.

contact us

  • Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC, USA