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Continuing Education at PAFA

DR 710PP Pre-College Portfolio Preparation: Drawing

with Emily Hirtle


Class is full

Ideal for teens who want to further their drawing skills and develop a strong body of work for their portfolios. Students will work in drawing media from the still life, PAFA’s historic cast collection and the human portrait to learn principles of composition, value, perspective, and drawing techniques.

Learning Objectives

• Become familiar with a wide range of drawing material and techniques.

• Acquire a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of drawing.

• Acquire the ability to depict observed and invented form through a mastery of perspective and proportion.

• Students will ultimately learn to “see.”

Saturday portfolio preparation classes present a valuable opportunity for teens to develop and hone their studio art skills under the guidance of PAFA faculty. Open to high school students entering or currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades. All levels welcome. Register by: January 24

Materials List Hirtle DR 710PP

  • Feb 1 - Apr 4th, 2020
    Sat for 10 weeks from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

(215) 972-7600

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions

Room: 1010, 1023

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