Past Event


Online Class: Introduction to Drawing

  • Monday, June 26
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM MT
  • Online

Space is limited, registration required. Please email [email protected] or call 505.946.1000 for assistance with event registration.

This class will focus on process and exploration informed by O’Keeffe’s sketchbook studies and pencil drawings. We will learn how to create sketchbook studies as part of the artistic practice. We invite you to engage in wonder and fascination with your chosen subject matter as we learn how to find a drawing composition through loose sketching. With an emphasis on looking with care and curiosity, the workshop will involve several short studies from life followed by a longer, more in-depth drawing from life. 

This class is suitable for youth ages 12 and up. Children are welcome to participate alongside their adults.

Space is limited, reservations required.

This program will take place via the video conferencing app – ZOOM. Details for accessing the Zoom meeting will be with your receipt upon registering and again sent via email the day prior. Please register in advance in order to access the program. Note that all program times are in Mountain Time.

Online classes are not recorded. Online classes are offered only as a live and interactive experience.

Supplies you will need for this class:

  • Sketchbook or paper
  • Pencils (various hardnesses are ideal but not required)
  • Gum or mars plastic eraser

About the Instructor

Zimmy Chu is a painter, knitter, and avid sketch booker from the Appalachian foothills. They graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in environmental studies and comparative American studies, having minored in studio art. They have experience teaching art and karate, as well as facilitating group discussions. Zimmy is enamored with life in its many forms, and believes wholeheartedly that only expansive love leads to collective liberation.

This class is being offered on a sliding scale:

$10; minimal fee.

$20; covers the cost of the class.

$30; covers the cost of the class, plus a contribution to support educational programs

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