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Smithsonian Associates - Entertaining, Informative, Eclectic, Insightful

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Beginning Drawing

8-Session Evening Course

Tuesday, April 14 to June 2, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Code: 1K00AS
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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: Sallye Mahan-Cox

8 sessions; 2.5 hours each