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Drawing in Museums
4-Session Weekend Course
Saturday, April 27 to May 18, 2019 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
By student Claire Fuller
Residents of the greater Washington, D.C., area have an abundance of riches in the many museums close by. Spend Saturday afternoons developing your rendering and composition skills by drawing from both paintings and sculptures at the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery, American Art Museum, and Natural History Museum.
Students begin by learning the art of copying, which focuses on the way an artist created a particular work, not simply making a facsimile. They then delve into drawing classical sculptures, which make ideal models for drawing exercises and aid in honing figure-drawing skills.
An introduction to drawing in public, this class is designed for the strong beginner, intermediate, or advanced student who has taken a previous drawing class or has equivalent drawing experience.
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World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit
Instructor: Paul Glenshaw
4 sessions; 2.5 hours each
National Gallery of Art
4th St & Constitution Ave NW
Metro: Archives/Navy Memorial