College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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As part of our collective effort to minimize the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to our community, all performances at the Hylton Performing Arts Center have been cancelled through May 18, 2020. This includes performances by the Hylton Center Arts Partners, and all events sponsored by external organizations. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, please contact the Hylton Center Ticket Office.

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Drawing from Photographs

When/WhereSaturday, Feb 08, 2020 1:00pmHylton Performing Arts Ctr, CVPA Shared Classroom, Science and Technology Campus
 Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1:00pm 
 Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 1:00pm 

Instructor: Martin Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

This class covers the fundamentals of drawing from photographs and offers an opportunity to enhance creative skills during the indoor winter months.  Instruction with demos covers basic drawing materials, composition, scaling, details, tonal values, line weight, and shading to complete a drawing.  A great introduction for beginners or a good refresher for those who wish to hone their skills.  FREE and open to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families; children ages 14 and up may participate alongside an adult family member or guardian.  Space is limited.

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