From Life: Portraits

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Biggs Museum of American Art Sat, Apr 17 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Portrait Drawing
Saturday | April 17, 2021 | 10 AM - 12 PM


This Biggs' Drawing-from-Life Series  workshop will  introduce participants to portrait drawing and welcomes all levels of artistic training from the new interest dabbler to the well-trained professional.

During this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of  line  and techniques for drawing portraits from life. This workshop will use mirrors for self-portraits, as well as a model.

Register online for tickets or call 302-674-2111.  For questions, please contact Kristen Matulewicz, Curator of Community and Academic Programs, at .





Tickets: Members: $20, Non-Members $25


Virtual Participation with No Supplies Provided: Members: $10, Non-Members $15




Supply list for virtual partcipants: -Drawing Paper (I prefer a smooth surface, with a slight ‘tooth’) -Graphite Pencils (at least 3 different softnesses: 6b, 2b, 4h) -Drawing Charcoal (vine & compressed) -Eraser (I prefer a kneaded eraser)

Recommended optional supplies: -Blending Tortilons (few different sizes) -Towel (paper of cloth) -Paint Brushes (soft, synthetic hair watercolor brushes, medium to large sizes) -Masking Tape

No refunds unless canceled by the Biggs.