Adult Classes

  • 2021 Oct 23

    The Art and Science of Frogs

    10:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    3D model of a brightly painted frog.

    Explore the rich diversity of frogs by observing and sketching 3D models printed from Harvard’s research collections. Artist and educator, Erica Beade, will introduce techniques for achieving accurate shapes and capturing volume in your drawings, while herpetologist and researcher, Dr. Mara Laslo,...

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  • 2021 Dec 08

    Sketching and Mindfulness

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Two sketched leaves.

    Taught by professional artist and mindfulness practitioner, Erica Beade, this two-hour online workshop will explore how sketching can be a practice for deepening mindful awareness of our surroundings, and how mindful awareness can enrich our sketching practice by helping to quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our...

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  • 2021 Dec 15

    Botanicals in Colored Pencil

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Explore the beauty and variety of plant forms using pencil and colored pencil. This online course will introduce botanical drawing techniques beginning with close observation, and follow with techniques for achieving greater accuracy, capturing depth, volume, texture, and color. We will look at...

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