Creating Form – Traditional and Modern Methods with Mark Anthony

January 21, 2022



When: January 21, 2022 at 11:00 am


By request, Mark Anthony will review several traditional and modern drawing methods to create the powerful effect of form.  Many artists tend to lose control through the developing process and sometimes fall into the proverbial ‘cat-and-mouse game’ of chasing values and shadows.  Using buttery smooth CARAN D’ACHE water soluble graphites from Switzerland and CANSON drawing paper, Mark Anthony will help you through a step-by-step fundamental analysis of complex abstract forms and a powerful monochromatic execution   Come ready to draw, learn.  For intermediate to advanced levels.  However, all are welcome!


Entrants should come with a small drawing pad for sketching and note taking.  You will learn a step-by-step approach to interpreting and translating key visual models.



Materials List:


View Catcher

Kneadable Eraser – Steadler Mars

Koh I Noor – Graphite Sticks

Koh I Noor – 5900 – 2mil Graphite holder with sharpener

CARAN D’ ACHE Geneve Technalo, Museum Aquarelle, Grafcube RGB Graphites, Waterbrush

Canson 1557 18×24 Drawing Paper

Stonehenge – Premium Drawing Paper – Tan

Sketch Sticks – Sanguine, Sepia

24×24 (approx) Drawing Board




Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Artist Bio:

For over 30 years, Mark Anthony’s great passion for artistic tradition complimented with his own strong European roots has lead him into a career in representational drawing based on the poetic charm of the old-world European studio.  His professional work history includes owning and operating a small Alberta based portrait studio/gallery, working with private, historical and municipal heritage projects, and teaching hundreds of students of all levels in the grand tradition of observational and classical drawing.  





January 21, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm