Graphite I

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Graphite I

03/15/2019 @ 9:30am – 3:30pm
$345 (members receive 20% off, sign-in for discount)
Graphite I

This class is sold out. Please contact Filoli to be added to the wait list: 650-364-8300 option 1.

MULTI-DAY CLASS: Fridays, March 15, 22, 9:30am – 3:30pm, March 29, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Achieve precise details and smooth continuous tone in graphite. Emphasis will be on rendering texture and form through control of tonal values. Practice using lead holders and experiment with different paper surfaces. A series of exercises will lead to accurate and lovely small drawings of botanical subjects.

Prerequisite: Drawing 1 (formerly called Drawing Plants in Perspective) or equivalent experience

This is a required class for the Botanical Art Certificate program.

Image courtesy of Maria Cecilia Freeman.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable.  Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.

This class takes place on the second floor of the historic House. Access to this class is by stairs only. For questions about accessibility, please contact the Education office by email at or by phone at 650-364-8300 x 263.

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