Drawing at the Norton Simon: Confident Drawing

Drawing at the Norton Simon: Confident Drawing

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662), Aeneas Leaving Dido, c. 1630–35, Gouache and black chalk on paper, laid down on linen, The Norton Simon Foundation

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Richard E. Scott

Join artist and author Richard E. Scott in exploring the Museum’s collections in this six-part drawing series. Working in pencil, students learn how to enhance their enjoyment of the visual arts, improve confidence in various drawing techniques and enrich their museum-going experience.

In the second session, students learn the craft of drawing and how to draw lines to express a variety of visual effects, such as contour, form and surface texture. Students apply the lesson to draw works from Giovanni Francesco Romanelli’s preparatory sketches in the special exhibition Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido.


All levels of experience are welcome. Each class is $25 ($20 for members), and space is limited to 20 participants. All materials and admission to the galleries on the day of class are included.
Advance registration is required. Please use the register button
Meets in Entrance Gallery