Art-Making Workshop

Using Contrast for Powerful Charcoal Drawings

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746–1828
The Disasters of War: One Can’t Look, 1814-20
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Using Contrast for Powerful Charcoal Drawings

Date: Sunday, March 02, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Jesse Benson
Type: Art-Making Workshop

Join artist Jesse Benson for a charcoal-drawing workshop held in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibitions of work by Goya. Goya’s masterpieces are remarkable studies in the use of contrast. In this workshop, participants study contrast shifts in Goya’s works and explore several charcoal techniques designed to use contrast to produce powerful drawings.

Meets in Entrance Gallery | The fee of $30 ($24 for members) includes all materials and admission to the galleries on the day of the class. | Online registration is required. For further information, contact the Education Department at (626) 844-6980.