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Learn to Paint Animals with Colored Pencils with Ally Morgan
January 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$260
Eight sessions. Wednesdays, 1-3pm, January 13, 2021 – March 3, 2021
Instructor: Ally Morgan
About the class:
Let’s draw animals! This course will introduce students to the fun and relaxing world of colored pencils. Students will draw both wild and domesticated animals, focusing on creating texture and realistic features. Demos on anatomy and techniques will be included. Info: email@example.com. Minimum age 15.
Ally is a mixed media artist, mostly focusing on watercolor, pens, and colored pencils. Inspired by the lectures of the French philosopher Jacques Derrida, she endeavors to explore the identity of the “Animal Other” as well as her own personal relationship with them in her artwork. Derrida suggested that “the animal looks at us and we are naked before it… thinking perhaps starts here.” This statement about seeing the animal and the animal confronting and returning our gaze has continued to lead Ally’s artistic investigation throughout the years.
Ally received her BFA in painting from Salisbury University and she received her MFA in drawing and painting from Arizona State University.