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Drawing In Museums: Natural History Museum
6-Session Weekend Course
Saturday, January 20 - March 3, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no class Feb. 17)
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Drawing by Paul Glenshaw
Ever want to draw a grizzly bear…or an eagle…or a whale? How about the skeleton of a fox? Spend Saturday afternoons developing your rendering and composition skills by drawing animals at the Natural History Museum.
Drawing the specimens on display in the Kenneth H. Behring Family Hall of Mammals, the Sant Ocean Hall, Bone Hall, and other exhibits offers a wonderful opportunity to explore animal forms and faces, without the critters running away!
This experience deepens fundamental and advanced drawing skills, especially how to render textures—furry, feathery, scaly, or smooth. The course also builds confidence in drawing in public spaces.
This class is designed for the strong beginner, intermediate, or advanced student who has taken previous drawing classes or has equivalent drawing experience. The first session meets in the 1st floor central rotunda by the Henry, the African elephant.
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World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1 credit
Instructor: Paul Glenshaw
6 sessions, 2.5 hours each (no class Feb. 17)
National Museum of Natural History
10th St & Constitution Ave NW