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Drawing NOW (2-day workshop)

Drawing NOW (2-day workshop)

Wednesday, Feb. 5 and Wednesday, Feb. 12; 11am - 4pm

Instructor: Janet Bogardus


2-Day Workshop

Drawing, the oldest art medium, is being re-invented and featured in exhibitions around the world. This workshop is inspired by the current excitement surrounding drawing. We will experiment with wet and dry mediums, and a variety of surfaces to create dynamic compositions.

You do not need to be skilled at accurate representation in drawing; in fact, you will be encouraged to develop some abstract images. There will be simple guidance about composition and mark-making, as well as demonstrations of different techniques, but the emphasis is on cutting loose with mark-making and new ways to create drawings.

Janet Bogardus is a Bay Area artist with more than ten years’ experience teaching drawing and painting to college students, seniors and children. She earned an MFA in Printmaking and Book Arts at San Francisco State University, and currently focuses on acrylic painting incorporating mixed-media and drawing. Since 1990, She has shown work in the San Francisco area, Southern California, New York, and various locations on the Pacific Rim.

Day 1, Wednesday, February 5, 11am – 4pm:

Hand out, and briefly discuss booklet showing the work of a few contemporary artists renowned for their drawings, followed by wet-medium work on paper, mylar, and yupo paper to be developed further in the second class. Making soot marks on paper with a candle. Drawing on dictionary pages.

Day 2, Wednesday, February 12, 11am – 4pm:

Development of soot and wet-medium drawings. Rubbings. Drawing and/or stitching on maps.

Fee:       Members $170, non-Members $190 (plus $10 materials fee paid to instructor).

Where:  Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, 781 Hamilton Parkway 


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Cancellation Policy: Fees are due at time of registration. You may cancel up to one (1) week prior to start of class/workshop and the fee, less $25 for processing, will be refunded to you. Should MarinMOCA cancel a class/workshop, you will receive a full refund.

Should you cancel less than one (1) week prior to a class or workshop begins, you will not receive a refund of any portion of your registration fee. There are no refunds for individual classes that are missed within a monthly series.