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Triton Online: Explorations in Drawing



$120 Members, $140 Non-Members

Friday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; April 12th, 2024 through May 24th, 2024

6 Weeks

About the Course

Triton Online: Explorations in Drawing (Spring 2024)

With Jeff Bramschreiber : Hosted by Zoom

Six week Online Session for the Triton Museum of Art

Friday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; April 12th, 2024 through May 24th, 2024

Price: $120 members, $140 general

All levels welcome.

For ages 13 and up.


This drawing class will give students the opportunity of learning several different types of drawing media and techniques in both black and white and color. During this process, students will discover which media appeals to them the most, and will hopefully continue on with drawing using their favorite medium. Always an enjoyable and well attended course with all levels welcome.

Themes and Materials:

Week One (4/12/24): Asparagus (Graphite)

Week Two (4/19/24): Famous People Portrait (Charcoal)

Week Three (4/26/24): Basilisk (Pen and Ink)

Week Four (5/10/24): Rainbow Trout (Watercolor Pencil)

Week Five (5/17/24): Bighorn Ram (Pastel)

Week Six (5/24/24): Starfish (Colored Pencil)

Suggested Materials:

● 11 x14 Drawing Pad (You may work larger 14x17 or 18x24)

● 11”x14” Vellum Bristol Pad

● 11”x14” Tinted Pastel or Charcoal Paper Pad (Optional)

● #1 and #4 round synthetic watercolor brush

● 5mm Mechanical Pencil with HB Lead or Regular (pencils ranged from HB-2B)

● 1pk Vine Charcoal extra soft (or charcoal pencils HB, 2B, 4B or 6B)

● Sand Paper Block

● Small canister style pencil sharpener or small brass pencil sharpener

● White Vinyl Eraser (any)

● Large or Extra Large Kneaded Eraser

● Soft Pastels Set ( At least 12 colors, more is better)

● Assortment pastel pencils, color pencils and watercolor pencils. (At least 12 colors each, more is better)

● Fine Line Black Pens at least two sizes ( Hybrid 03, 04, 05, or Micron 005. 03, 05).

● Tombow or Arteza brush tip watercolor markers (Set of 12 min)

Your Instructor

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber has been drawing and painting for over forty years, and while he is primarily a pastelist, he also frequently works in acrylic, watercolor, silverpoint most dry media and even airbrush. His artworks hang in private collections throughout the United States and Europe and have received many awards. A local art advocate, he has served as an art club president, (East Valley Artists and Santa Clara Art Association), as a juror with nearly fifty shows to his credit, as treasurer and lecturer for Silicon Valley Open Studios, as a demonstrator and lecturer for many of the Bay Areas’ art clubs, colleges and museums. Jeff also worked at University Art San Jose for 21 years before its closing in 2018 as an assistant Manager, Frame Designer, and Community Art Liaison. Mr. Bramschreiber has also helped coordinate, organize, and participate in numerous local art shows, group shows and events throughout his career. Currently he is President of the Board of Trustees for the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, an exhibiting and “live paint” artist at Kaleid Gallery in Downtown San Jose; Jeff is also an art instructor for the Triton Museum of Art , The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, The Pacific Art League and The Villages Arts and Crafts Association.

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