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Smithsonian Associates - Entertaining, Informative, Eclectic, Insightful

This program has been canceled. Ticket holders will be notified about credit and/or refund options.

Portrait Drawing

6-Session Evening Course

Monday, April 13 to May 18, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Code: 1K00AT
$200 - Member
$230 - Non-Member
By Eric Westbrook

Capturing the likeness of a specific individual is a time-honored and essential tradition in art. In this class, students will be introduced to the basic steps of how to create a convincing portrait using charcoal or graphite. Concepts such as the universal proportions of the face will be explored, as will techniques to help observe and record features that make a particular subject unique. All levels of experience welcomed.

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Instructor: Eric Westbrook

6 sessions; 2.5 hours each

S. Dillon Ripley Center
Room 3035
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)