Drawing from the Beaux-Arts Masters

July 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Raphael, Study of a Woman, Half-Length , Three-Quarters to the Right, Eyes Downcast
Raphael, Study of a Woman, Half-Length, Three-Quarters to the Right, Eyes Downcast, ca. 1502, Black chalk, 8 9/16 x 6 1/8 in., École des Beaux-Arts, Paris (EBA 466), Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

July 16, 6-8 p.m.

July 18, July 25, August 1; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Close study, slow looking, and live drawing from the masters are traditional ways to build technical drawing skills and can lead to a better understanding of artists’ various styles. This four-session workshop seriesis designed to help participants at all drawing levels to become more conscious of their own style, voice, and creativity. Instructor and artist Eduardo Fernandez will guide participants through a variety of techniques and materials as they complete a substantial drawing project as well as a number of sketches from masterworks in Gods and Heroes. The series begins with an introductory presentation by Dawson Carr, the Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art, who will discuss different styles and techniques in the exhibition. Participants will be sent a materials list prior to the first meeting. Portable drawing boards provided by the Museum.

$75 Members; $100 Non-Members; All levels welcome.

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The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.