Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

Field Sketching for Non-Artists

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FIELD SKETCHING FOR NON-ARTISTS w/ Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
Would you like to enjoy the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park more fully? Are you a person who “could never draw?”

This class will teach you the basics of field sketching, focusing on using the simplest, most lightweight tools, methods, and materials to streamline the process for non-artists. You will learn how to focus your natural powers of observation to complete a finished sketch that is accurate in detail, scale, and proportion using easy-to-learn skills that you can practice anytime and anywhere. All materials are provided. Class size is limited to 8.

About the Instructor: Fran Calvert has lived near Joshua Tree National Park for ten years. She enjoys sketching, riding horses, hiking, and backpacking year-round in the park. Fran is a retired technical writer with a B.A. in fine arts and art history from Columbia University. She has been a Desert Institute volunteer since 2014.

Register today for the “Field Sketching for Non-Artists” field class!


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November 5, 2022 @ 08:30 AM to
03:30 PM

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