Beginning Mixed Media Drawing

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
9:30 - 11:30 AM

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Six Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15

Ages 18+

Learn beginning drawing techniques while gaining an understanding of how artists use a variety of media. Compare and analyze various media combinations on display in the exhibitions Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955, and Masters of Venice: Drawings by the Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo from the Anthony J. Moravec Collection, then develop your own drawing style through experimentation and use of new tools and techniques.

$120 members • $145 nonmembers

Instructor: Shanon Essex

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About the Instructor:

Captivated by drawings in books and newspapers early, Shanon Essex chose a creative life immersed in visual arts, design and music. That choice lead to a BFA in Painting & Drawing from San Francisco’s Academy of Art in the Spring of 2000. His fine art painting, drawing is enjoyed by private collectors and has been included in interior design projects nation wide. Shanon enjoys sharing his diverse creative talents and experience instructing drawing and painting classes in Northern California since 2013.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.

Richard Diebenkorn, Untitled, c. 1945, watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper, 11 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. (29.2 x 36.5 cm). © Richard Diebenkorn Foundation

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