Creating illustrations for a children’s manuscript is loads of fun once you get to know the basics. Learn the foundations of bringing a story to life through pictures.
Spend six Saturday afternoons developing your rendering and composition skills by drawing from both paintings and sculptures at the National Gallery of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, and Smithsonian American Art Museum. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)
Pick up a silver stylus to learn a traditional drawing technique used by artists including da Vinci, Dürer, and Rembrandt—and that’s now experiencing a revival.
Get a hands-on overview of how versatile colored pencils can bring illustration or fine art alive with rich, vibrant color and a range of effects.