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People & Portraits: Art Workshop at Ten Broeck

  • Dates: September 22, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Price: Workshop is $10, and ACHA members are $5
  • Overview

    Join us for this art workshop with Albany County artist Shirley Clarke.

    Bring your favorite photo of a person and learn how to turn it into a work of art with Albany County artist Shirley Clarke. Suitable for all skill levels - beginners welcome. Class includes tour of portraits in the Ten Broeck Mansion (about 15 minutes). Age 18 & up. For all skill levels.

    Supplies: bring what you have - something to draw with, and something to draw on.

    • your choice of water-soluble media such as pencil, charcoal, ink, pastels, crayon, or marker (no oil paints or solvents, please).

    • bring a printout of a favorite photo of a person or two

    • recommended paper size: 16 x 20" or 11 x 14"

    • for those who do not have art supplies, a small selection will be provided.

    Program held in Education Room at King's Place, N. Swan Street, adjacent to Ten Broeck Mansion site.

    About the artist: Albany County artist Shirley Clarke specializes in colored pencil and watercolor portraits and scenes from nature, and she has exhibited widely in the area.

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