Studio Series: Drawing Drapery

Ages
Ages 7‑17
Date
Sat, Nov 17 | 1–2:30pm
Cost
SOLD OUT | $5 members | $7 non-members
Location
Learning Center

Les Clark, one of Walt Disney’s legendary Nine Old Men, served as an animator for countless Disney classics and was well known for his iconic work animating Mickey Mouse in the Fantasia (1940) segment “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” In fact, Clark extensively studied the movement of cloth and drapery in order to create a believably natural sorcerer robe for Mickey. Join us for this workshop about the foundations of drawing drapery—using charcoal and newsprint, learn about shape, form, and weight while drawing from still-life.

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