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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - In Person

8 Session Evening Studio Arts Course

8 sessions from Wednesday, July 12, 2023, to Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Code: 1V00VD
Location:
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
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$235
Member
$265
Non-Member
Materials for this program

Popular theory on right-side brain activity holds that the right brain is primarily responsible for the intuitive understanding of visual and spatial relationships. Designed to improve the way people see and record objects on paper, a set of visual exercises helps build the ability to draw. If you doubt your artistic ability or were told as a child that you could not draw, this is your opportunity to challenge that perception.

Students begin the course by completing a drawing as a record of initial drawing skill. In subsequent sessions, the instructor guides students through drawing exercises on understanding edges and space, relationships between objects, and light and shadow. This new way of seeing and working becomes second nature with practice and can be used to pursue further development in the arts or added to the things you now know how to do.

Special Program Information

  • The instructor is Shahin Talishkhan.
  • This program includes 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each.

General Information

  • This studio arts program is in person and will not be recorded.
  • Please refer to the "Materials for this program" section for any applicable supply list information and/or special documents for this program.
  • Please note our Health and Safety guidance for this in-person program.
  • View Common FAQs about our Studio Arts programs.