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Drawing The Huntington
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
San Marino, CA
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Drawing The Huntington
Each session 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Each session sold separately.

Artist, illustrator, and author Richard E. Scott will conduct five classes, drawing the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. These classes are perfect for artists (plein air and studio painters), architects, designers, urban sketchers, students, hobbyists, and beginners. Students will improve drawing skills, develop better visual perception, and enrich their visual experience. Students may choose to enroll in individual classes, or attend all five. For repeat students, lesson plans will be customized to suit current skill level. Space is limited.

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Feb. 24- How to Accurately Draw Anything
In the first session, students learn how to see and interpret shapes, so that they can accurately draw anything desired.

Mar. 3- Drawing Form
In the second session, students learn how to transform shapes into three dimensional forms, adding a sculptural dimension to their drawings.

Mar. 10- Nuance in Drawing
In the third session, students learn how to capture the effect of light in a subject, adding nuance and radiance to their drawings.

Mar. 17- Perspective
In the fourth session, students learn how to effectively draw architectural subjects in perspective.

Mar. 24- Finding Your Own Voice
In the final session, students learn how to think like a storyteller when drawing to produce more satisfying and expressive artworks.

SUPPLY LIST (Please bring to each day of class.)
Note: the tools below are NOT required. All you need is a pencil, eraser, and sketchbook. The list below reflects the Instructor's own drawing kit.

Pencil - Pentel Graphgear 500 / 0.9 size graphite - filled with 0.9  2B graphite refills

Prsimacolor Turquoise 2mm lead holder-filled with 2 mm 4B graphite refills.

Small blending stump - any brand

Thin retractable eraser - Tombow Mono Zero

Kneaded eraser - any brand

Battery operated eraser - Sakura (or any other brand is fine)

Sketchbook  9 x 12 Strathmore Drawing Pad

Tickets are not sold at the door for this event. The instructors require a final numbers count ahead of time for supplies.

If you would like to be put on a wait list please email publicprograms@huntington.org with your name, the name of the program, and your contact information. You will receive a response ONLY if there is an opening.

Refunds will be issued only if cancellation is made at least 5 days prior to the event. Cancellations made within 5 days of the event will not be refunded.


The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (View)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
United States



Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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