Dates: Monday through Friday, July 21-August 1, 9 am-12 pm

Course Description: Strengthen observational skills while exploring light, form, space, color, and composition. Work from still life and three-dimensional objects in our collection, and with a live model in the studio. Experiment with a variety of drawing materials, and develop personal expression.

Instructor: Marlene Oliver

Marlene Oliver received her MFA from the California College of the Arts, Oakland, and her BFA from the University of Illinois. She is an associate member of the Franklin Historical Commission and is currently preparing a grant application to the National Endowment for the Humanities for the New Franklin Historical Museum. She is also in the process of working on a new series of paintings called “Power Lines” and is arranging an exhibit of these works in New York.