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8-Session Weekend Course
Sunday, April 14 to June 16, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class April 21 and May 26)
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This course, a valuable introduction for beginners, teaches the basic skills needed as a strong foundation for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.
The course covers still-life, architectural interiors and exteriors, and figure drawing. The instructor, working closely with students in class, provides individual guidance, demonstrations, and lectures, and encourages group discussion.
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Instructor: Josh Highter
8 sessions; 2.5 hours each (no class April 21 and May 26)
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)