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Beginning Drawing

8-Session Weekend Studio Arts Course

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 10:15 a.m. to Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 12:45 p.m. ET
Upcoming Session:
Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00UC
Select Your Tickets
$235 - Member
$265 - Non-Member

Materials for this program (ticket holders can log in to access additional materials)

  1. Supply List

NOTE: Registration will close for this program at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, October 15, 2021.

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.

This class will be recorded. Please see our FAQ for recording terms and conditions.

Other Information

  • The instructor is Josh Highter.
  • 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each (no class Nov. 28)
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.

Patron Information

  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.
  • Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program.
  • Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org.
  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
  • View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.