Institute of Classical Architecture & Art



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Introduction to Architectural Rendering in Pencil Register Now!

Saturday, February 25th & Saturday, March 4th; 9 AM - 3:30 PM

Pencil rendering is a timeless technique that allows any artist the ability to create beautiful drawings with the most minimal supplies; pencil and paper. This course will look at historical precedent to analyze, critique and incorporate drawing techniques into individual architectural drawings. With an emphasis on form, light and composition, students will learn the guiding principles to creating effective pencil architectural renderings.

Instructors: Joseph Zvejnieks
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: $245 for ICAA members, $270 for non-members,
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Credits: 11 AIA LUs
Materials: Pencils – 4H, 3H, 2H, H, F, B, HB, 2B, 3B, Mars Eraser, Kneaded Eraser, Drawing Paper (in the 9 × 12 range), Sketch Book, Small Board (illustration board) to tape working drawings onto

Theory & Practice of Classical Interior DesignRegister Now!

Thursday, April 20th & Saturday, April 22nd; Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm & Saturday, 9am to 3pm

This two-session course will introduce the fundamental philosophy and elements of traditional architecture and their interiors. Participants will learn the design principles that are common to the great buildings and interiors of the past. Topics will include discovering the proportions common to traditional interiors and mastering simple yet time tested methods of designing and configuring char rails, baseboards, cornices, columns, mantle pieces, and door and window casings.

Instructor: James Collins
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Cost: $160 for members, $190 for non-members
Credits: 7 AIA LUs
Materials: Architectural Scale, Adjustable Triangle (Set square), Drafting Leads, Lead Holders, Lead Pointer, Erasers, Erasing Shield, Circle Template, Masking Tape or Drafting Dots, 12” Roll of Tracing Paper & 18” X 24” Vellum Sheets