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Outdoor Sketching Workshop with Cynthia Halley (LA Arboretum)

$95.00

Learn to sketch with style and confidence as Art Director Cynthia Halley shares her approach to on-location drawing.

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DESCRIPTION:

Learn to sketch with style and confidence as Art Director Cynthia Halley shares her approach to on-location drawing, giving students the tools they need to create stylish and well-constructed drawings that showcase their personal voice. 

In this single-day IN-PERSON workshop, students are guided through a mix of group instruction and individual drawing and feedback. They are given techniques for using pen and line to their advantage, gain a better understanding of forms and construction, and learn how to break down complex environments to create strong compositions and designs.

Come learn in-person from a top talent of the Entertainment Industry. Build a network of fellow students, gain access to Cynthia’s personal list of preferred tools and materials, and come away a positive mindset and direction for your art.

Please note: time is 9:00am to 3:00pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME

WHAT YOU GET:

6 hours group Instruction and guided individual sketch time on location

opportunity to ask questions and receive personal feedback

access to the Drawing America Student Forums & Reference Banks

Cynthia’s personal list of favorite tools & materials

CAN’T MAKE IT THIS TIME? SIGN UP TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN WE MEET AGAIN.

WHEN:

Sunday, May 19th, 2024 -9:00am to 3:00pm PST, includes 1 hour break for lunch. (Arboretum hours are 9am to 7pm PST)
We meet at our location & enter as a group. Specific instructions & more information will be provided after sign-up.

WHERE:

Los Angeles County Arboretum 301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA (bathrooms on site)

HOW MUCH:

$95 workshop ticket $15 entry to LA Arboretum (free with Arboretum membership)

AUDIENCE/LEVEL:

High school through adult, personal or professional study. Intermediate level (basic drawing experience or classes recommended)


SUPPLIES: Pens and a sketchbook (detailed list provided after sing up… more info to come)

INK PEN (required)- fine to medium, felt tip, roller ball, or or fountain

Liquid (not gel). something that flows but is controllable.

MARKERS (recommended)- Alcohol based light and medium-light, neutral tones

examples:

Copic N2+N4, or W2+W4

SKETCHBOOK or paper with large clip board – (required)

approx. 9×12, standard surface or recycled

toned or white pages

SMALL FOLDING STOOL or CHAIR (recommended)

OUTDOOR PROTECTION (recommended)

hat, covered shoulders, sunblock, etc.

bug spray

comfortable walking shoes 

Cynthia Halley is an LA based Art Director, Designer, & Visual Development artist for the entertainment industry. She is an alumn of Art Center College of Design and has worked with many major animation studios including Disney, Sony Pictures Animation, DreamWorks, Titmouse Animation, Nickelodeon, and for several years as Art Director at Marvel Studios. 

With natural curiosity and lifelong exposure to art and engineering, she has an enthusiastic appreciation for all fields of design, and believes firmly in the benefit of cross-disciplinary-education and industry pollination. She was trained in traditional illustration as well as the entertainment arts, and both disciplines continue to influence her life-long passions of collaborative world building, visual communication, fantasy, and fun. 

Outside of the studios Cynthia is an all-around artist and educator. She is always looking for new creative outlets and learning opportunities, dabbling in everything from textile arts and costumes to traveling and camping. She enjoys sharing her experiences and is dedicated to inspiring and educating future artists to be powerful storytellers and designers. When not out and about she can be found reorganizing and decorating her home, watching documentaries, or napping with the cat.

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Organizer

Drawing America

Venue

Los Angeles County Arboretum
Address:
301 N Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007 United States
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Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Cost:
$95.00
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