Drawing from the Imagination***NEW***

Learn how illustrators and concept artists create dynamic and imaginative drawings using inspiration boards, reference images and lots of imagination. See how the best in the business develop character and costume design, animal, creature, and monster drawings, vehicles and robots, interiors and landscapes. Put it all together with art that is out of this world. Some prior life- and figure-drawing experience recommended. Limit 8 students 

This class meets at the Eliot School Annex, 253 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. 

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Class Size


Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels




  • Sketch book 9" x 12" or larger
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Laptop or Tablet (cell phones may be used, but larger screens are recommended)

  • Additional materials will be discussed in class and may include:
  • pens
  • markers
  • colored pencils
  • watercolor paint (field kit cakes only)
  • brushes
  • bristol paper

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

WINTER 2019 


Section 1: 8 Mondays, 6:30–9:30pm

1W: Jan 7–Mar 4 (no class Jan 21, Feb 18)

(snow day make-up Mar 11)

Instructor: Jerel Dye


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