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1:00pm to 4:00pm
$50 per Session


Pat Crowley
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Class Description:

Welcome to Drawing Open Studio, where we focus on drawing the head, portraits, and mastering pencil techniques. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, this class is tailored to help you develop your skills effectively.


Under the guidance of instructor Pat Crowley, students will learn how to accurately capture the intricacies of the human face. This includes techniques for drawing facial features, expressions, and proportions. A crucial aspect of these classes is mastering pencil techniques. Throughout the sessions, you'll learn how to control line weight, shade effectively, blend seamlessly, and add fine details.


Students should bring pencils, erasers, and a sketchbook.


Artist Bio:

Pat Crowley was the Editorial Cartoonist for the Palm Beach Post (Florida) from 1979 to 1994 and Creative Director from 1995 to 2008. His political cartoons were distributed to hundreds of newspapers throughout the United States by the San Diego based Copley News Service and appeared in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, and the New York Times


He was a founding staffer, Editorial Cartoonist, and illustrator for The Hill newspaper in Washington D.C. from 1994 to 2000.

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