Drawing Pet Portraits (Grades 6-9)


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Join us to learn how to draw portraits of your pets. With his relaxed, efficient classroom style, artist teacher Robert Butler is known for his mentoring success with students of all ability levels and learning styles.   With online demonstrations and all important individual instruction, his students develop real confidence in the fundamental through advanced techniques of illustration. At the same time experiencing the excitement of discovering their own creative abilities. Included: Animal Anatomy, Basic through Advanced Illustration Techniques, Perspective, Composition and much more. All diagrams and written materials are included as PDF image files for students to print out for their art reference library and for class use. Each student should have drawing pencils and a sketch pad.   Robert Butler’s work has been shown at the Smithsonian, on Science based television and is held in private collections worldwide. 

Trained in classical art at the Vesper George School of Art , teacher and artist , Robert Butler has been a mentor to students of all ages at New England schools and colleges for four decades and has lectured throughout the USA. His life long passion for drawing and painting people , wildlife subjects and the natural world, has taken him across the USA and around the globe including Africa, China and the tropics. 
A multi time award winner in competitions nationwide, his artwork rendered in traditional acrylics and also with airbrush technique , has been shown at American museums and educational institutions such as The Smithsonian National Museum,  The Anderson County Historical Museum and The Museum of Our National Heritage . He is also represented on science based television including the Learning and Discovery Channels . His work is held in private collections worldwide. 


Start Date: 01/25/21, 4 meetings
Class Time: 3:30 AM - 5:00 AM
Day of Week: Monday
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Robert Butler
Status: Running/Openings