Teen Program

Drawing for Beginners

Free admission

Join YCBA educator James Vanderberg to learn the basics of drawing! 

About this program 

Using charcoal, oil pastel, and pencil, students will learn about gesture, line, perspective, and value. We will work from a variety of subjects including still life, landscape, and drawing from our imaginations. Classes are taught by James Vanderberg, Educator, High School, College, University, and Community Engagement, YCBA.

Free and open to ages 12–18. No registration needed; all materials provided.

About the series

This program will take place in the Teen Center on the lower level of Ives Main Library, 133 Elm Street, New Haven. These drop-in drawing sessions will occur on June 12, June 26, July 31, and August 8. 

Top image
John Constable, Shipping on the Thames (detail), ca. 1818, graphite on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Teen Program

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Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 2–3:30 pm ET