In this course, fine artist Lauryn Welch will introduce you to techniques for drawing our avian neighbors, from quick gestural drawings of songbirds at the bird feeder to detailed observational studies of preserved birds from the Harris Center’s extensive taxidermy collection. Students will learn drawing basics like composition, anatomy, and drawing from life in pencil, pastel, and marker. We’ll also learn about bird behavior, coloration, and habitats. Some materials provided, but bring your own sketchbook!
Instructor: Lauryn Welch is a longtime artist and resident of the Monadnock Region. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, and received her BFA from SUNY Purchase College in 2015. Her work as an artist and teacher has been featured in publications such as Art New England, The New York Times, and New American Paintings, as well as in exhibitions across the Northeast.
Space is limited, and registration is required.