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Workshop #5

Eye for Detail:


Draw Like a Pro

  Portrait Fundamentals: Mastering Facial Features  
Workshop #5
Eye for Detail: 
Draw Like a Pro

Choose one of the session times:


Monday  6/10  10-12 pm

Friday     6/14  6-8 pm

Workshop fee: $46

Optional Follow-up Help Session times:


Friday     6/21 10-12 pm

Friday     6/21 6-8 pm

Help Session fee: $33

If you missed this workshop and would like to attend, please fill out the mini-workshop makeup request form. Once I have a few students interested, a makeup session will be arranged.

Take your art to the next level with my new series, Portrait Fundamentals: Mastering Facial FeaturesDuring this workshop, Eye for Detail: Draw Like a Pro, you'll gain invaluable insights into the art of drawing eyes and learn how to create realistic and expressive human portraits. We'll cover everything from eye anatomy to the art of capturing emotions through eye movement. By the end of the workshop, you'll have the skills and confidence to tackle even the most challenging of human portraits.

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Workshops are open to anyone who wants to draw and learn freehand drawing art from age 10 through adults. If you are a beginner or new to graphite pencil art, start from the Introduction to Graphite Pencil workshop.

Art LeveL

All art styles, skill levels, and art goals are welcome. If you are new to graphite pencil, I highly recommend taking the Introduction to Graphite Pencil workshop before taking other workshops. Each workshop builds skillsets needed for the next workshop.


Pick your workshop from two available session times! All workshops are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. All classes are 2 hours long, and it is $46/class.

Need more time to finish your work? Join the 2-hour open studio class in the following week for more individualized instructions.


All workshops and open studio classes are held at Tanigawa Studio in downtown McKinney TX.

Supply List


Below is the supply list for the workshop. What is included in the supply kit is marked with * next to each item. Please bring as many items as you can from the optional and helpful supply list. Currently, the shopping cart for the kit is separate from the booking checkout. Please purchase the supply kit in a separate transaction.

  • Graphite Pencils 2H, HB, B, 2B, 4B, & 6B*

  • Vinyl Eraser, preferably dust-free*

  • Kneaded Eraser*

  • Blending Tools such as Stumps, Tortillons, and/or Charmois - Please get an assortment of small, medium and large sizes*

  • Sand Paper Pad (for cleaning/sharpening Stumps and Tortillons*

  • Sketchbook, 60lbs+ paperweight, 30+ sheets, and 7x10 or larger*

  • For workshop #5, Eye for Detail: Draw Like a Pro, bring up to 3 reference photos of an eye you would like to draw printed on letter-sized paper in black and white

Optional & Helpful Supplies

  • ​Eraser with a small tip

  • Eraser Sheild*

  • Any other Graphite Pencils with different lead hardness

  • Small Clear Plastic Ruler

  • 12" Ruler

Ready to Book?


Please select a workshop time that best suits your schedule. The AM session is from 10-12 pm and the PM session is from 6-8 pm. The help sessions held on the week after the workshop are optional. Due to the limited seat availability, please note that there will be NO REFUNDS

You can't make this workshop?

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If you cannot attend this workshop or help session, please fill out the workshop makeup request form. The makeup is not guaranteed, but I will try my best to accommodate your needs. Thank you for your interest, and I look forward to seeing you at the workshop! 

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Did you miss a workshop, or would like to attend a workshop on a different date? Do you have suggestions for other workshop topics? Please fill out the contact form below. I will open another time slot if I get 3 or more requests for the same date/time.

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