Drawing at The Huntington
Saturdays, Aug. 4-Sept. 8
Each session 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Each session sold separately.
Artist Richard E. Scott conducts six drawing classes focusing on the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. Sessions are suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists, architects, and designers who want to hone their skills. Students may enroll in individual classes, or attend all six. For repeat students, lesson plans will be customized to suit current skill level.
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Please find a supply list for the class below:
List of Materials:
Drawing Pad - Strathmore Series 400 Drawing Pad, or bring any drawing pad or sketchbook you prefer;
Pencil - Graphite Holder - 2mm size with 4B graphite refill, or bring any pencil you prefer;
Eraser - Kneaded eraser, and (if preferred) a small battery-powered eraser.
Aug. 4- Confident Drawing - How to See Like an Artist
In the first session, students will learn a methodology to see and confidently draw anything with excellent accuracy. Students apply the lessons to draw artworks in the art galleries.
Aug. 11- The Shift - How to Think Like an Artist
Students will learn a thinking process to overcome mental obstacles that impede drawing skills, and produce artworks that capture the true essence of a subject matter. Students apply the lessons to draw various elements in the gardens.
Aug. 18- Seeing the Light - How to Draw Energy
The most elusive quality in a subject is light. In this session, students learn the role of light in drawing, and how to capture lighting effects in their artworks. Students apply the lessons to draw various elements in the gardens.
Aug. 25- Changing Your Perspective
Many artists see perspective as the Holy Grail of drawing. In this session, students learn a three-step approach to make drawing linear perspective much easier. Students apply the lessons to draw the architecture of The Huntington.
Sept. 1- Secrets to Drawing Trees & Landscape, Part 1
For centuries, artists have explored nature to draw inspiration. Students learn how to see and interpret the landscape through the right hemisphere of the brain, to produce expressive artworks. Students apply the lessons to draw the trees and landscape of The Huntington.
Sept. 8- Secrets to Drawing Trees & Landscape, Part 2
In the final session, students learn to go even deeper into a subject matter to unveil those elements with personal meaning. Advanced rendering techniques will also be discussed and demonstrated. Students apply this thinking process and techniques to draw the gardens of The Huntington.
Class is held in Roger's Classroom of the Banta Education and Visitor Center. Visit any admission window for directions to the Banta Education and Visitor Center for check-in at 8:45 a.m.
Registration is not available day of the event. To be added to a wait list, please call 626-405-3457. Refunds require 5-day cancellation notification.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (View)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|