Summer 2019: Drawing

The ability to draw is the foundation of many creative disciplines, including painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Drawing: The Academic Nude with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 22 - July 26
Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$400 includes model fee, 5 sessions

This workshop presents the demands of drawing from direct observation of the model. Issues of anatomical structure, figure-ground integration, and value organization are incorporated into works developed in the academic tradition. There will be focus …

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Drawing to Painting: Methods of Making Paintings Derived from Drawings with Robert Henry

August 12 - August 16
Monday-Friday, 1-4pm

$400, 5 sessions

Linear drawings leave a lot to the viewer’s imagination. We fill in the blank spaces with our minds and our minds can do this brilliantly. However, it is not so easy to actually render what we imagine …

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Still Life Drawing with Donald Beal

July 1 - July 3
Monday-Wednesday, 9:30-12:30pm

$175, 3 sessions

This workshop is designed to accommodate both the novice and more experienced students. Those who are looking to develop or reinforce fundamental skills learn how to use relationships observed in the still life to build …

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How to Draw: Exploring Ways to See the Human Figure Through Art with Laura Shabott

July 8 - August 19
Mondays, 9:30-12:30pm

$350 includes model fee, 7 sessions

This course is designed for all people interested in drawing from life. Each Monday morning begins with an art history lecture inspired by PAAM’s collection. Then, for two hours, we will work from a nude …

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Drawing on the Collection with Dahn Hiuni

July 15 - July 19
Monday-Friday, 10-1pm

$300, 5 sessions

A combined gallery/studio course. We start with a one-hour animated conversation in front of a key artwork in the museum's galleries. Students discuss artist biography, subjects and themes, form and technique, and historical context. This is …

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