For ages 15 and up.

Instructor Todd Cumpston.

Celebrate the reopening of our social gathering spaces and learn to capture your experiences with the spontaneous art form Urban Sketching! 

Show up at your favorite location and use your laptop, tablet or phone to connect for this 3-evening online workshop with artist Todd Cumpston. Learn the tool kit and techniques from Todd as he draws live with great clarity from various spots around the region. Partake of whatever your chosen place has to offer, make spontaneous art on site, give positive feedback to your virtual Happy Hour crew, and enjoy the powers of collective creativity.  Let’s share our communities in this uniquely artful way.

Remember to dress for the weather. Bring a sketchbook or drawing pad, pencils, eraser, straight edge, micro pens. Optional supplies could include colored pencils, pencil sharpener, sable brush, small watercolor tray, water cup, bottled water.

All online classes are offered with a live instructor and limited class size to provide an engaging learning environment for all participants. Online classes are presented using Zoom, so please download Zoom to an online device prior to class. Full instructions will be provided to each registrant. Only registrants will be admitted to the Zoom class.

For more information or to register call 703-330-2787. 





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