Drawing Class

Natural Beauty: Drawing Trees from the Roots Up

Natural Beauty: Drawing Trees from the Roots Up

Date: Friday, May 24, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Educator: Jamie Sweetman
Type: Drawing Class

Celebrate the beauty of nature with artist Jamie Sweetman as she leads a series of drawing classes in the galleries and garden. Students practice essential drawing techniques aimed at better understanding natural forms.

Take a walk through the Norton Simon’s garden and explore the diverse sampling of trees, including a Moreton Bay fig and a cockspur coral tree. In this final session, participants are encouraged to make cross counter line drawings to better understand the natural forms found in trees. 


Meets in Entrance Gallery | All levels of experience are welcome. Each class is $20 ($16 for members), and space is limited to 18 participants. All materials and admission to the galleries on the day of class are included. | Online registration is required. For further information, contact the Education Department at (626) 844-6980.