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3-Session Daytime Course
Friday, July 12 to 26, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
By Eric Westbrook
Capturing the likeness of a specific individual is a time-honored and essential tradition in art. In this class, students will be introduced to the basic steps of how to create a convincing portrait using charcoal or graphite. Concepts such as the universal proportions of the face will be explored, as will techniques to help observe and record features that make a particular subject unique. All levels of experience welcomed.
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Instructor: Eric Westbrook
3 sessions; 3 hours each
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Metro: Eastern Market