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Beginning Drawing

In-Person Class

8 Session Afternoon Studio Arts Course

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 2:30 p.m.to Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 5:00 p.m. ET
Upcoming Session:
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00YC
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Materials for this program

  1. COVID-19 Requirements fo In-Person Classes
  2. Supply List

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.

Other Information

  • The instructor is George Tkabladze.
  • 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each
  • This studio arts program is in-person. CDC and Smithsonian COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of the program will be followed.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)