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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Drawing in Color: Light & Shadow

Drawing in Color: Light & Shadow

Drawing in Color: Light & Shadow

Light and shadow work together to create complex tonal relationships, which are required to help us make sense of what we see in the world around us. Learn how to break down the anatomy of light and shadow with simple steps that will assist you in creating the illusion of volume in your drawings.


Explore techniques and tools that will also help you translate your observations onto paper in a realistic manner, or use this class as a refresher to practice your drawing skills within a studio environment.

Prior to Jill's move into southern Arizona, Jill's been a freelance illustrator and designer for over forty years. During this time, she produced hundreds of covers for horror, mystery, fantasy, science fiction, and bestselling books.

Jill Bauman
Jill Bauman

She has also illustrated works by famous authors such as Harlan Ellison, Stephen King, Peter Straub, Lilian Jackson Braun, Charles L. Grant, Robert McCammon, Richard Laymon, Jack Williamson, Hugh B. Cave, Fritz Leiber, Pamela Sargent, Michael Resnick, J. G. Ballard, Steward O'Nan and Justin Cronin and many more as well as other products for publishers such as Ace Books, Tor Books, Avon Books, Doubleday Science Fiction Book Club, TSR, White Wolf, Inc., DAW Books, Berkley/Putam Publishing, St. Martin’s Press, Cemetery Dance Publications, Easton Press, Amazing Stories magazine, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, The Horror Express magazine, Dark Discoveries Magazine, and Weird Tales magazine.

Jill's work has been exhibited at the Delaware Art Museum, the Moore College of Art, Art Students League of New York the Illustrators Society of New York, and the Science Fiction Museum of Seattle. She has also been nominated for the World Fantasy Award five times and has been nominated for the Chesley Award several times. To see more of Jill's artwork visit her instructor page or visit JillBauman.com to read more or follow her on social media...