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Urban Sketching – Travel Sketching


Instructor, Agnes Wnuk
Tuesdays, January 4th - 25th
5 pm - 6:30 pm

All Levels are Welcome to Attend.

What is Urban Sketching? Documenting places, people & events in real time, on location. Plein air sketching inside and outside, locally or while traveling Inside: restaurants, museums, theaters, cafes, schools, public buildings, malls, buses, trains… Outside: cityscape, townscape, landscape, parks, gardens, seaside, beaches, street scenes. Events inside and out: parades, fairs, meetings, concerts, parties, strikes, art exhibits, library. This two-day workshop is for all levels as well as a good introduction to the art of Urban Sketching.

Learn techniques for sketching on the go, ten to twenty minute sketches to document your trip with family and friends. We will use light materials and learn techniques to get an image on paper quickly. Students will end the class with an accordion style sketchbook to have as an example for when they go traveling themselves.

The four-week class is $160 and all supplies are included. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Agnes Wnuk is a Connecticut native who has been studying various art mediums for the past 8 years. She sketches daily, primarily using pen and ink and watercolor, among other media. Agnes travels extensively throughout the state and further afield with her sketchbook in hand capturing people, places and events around her, taking part in the Urban Sketching phenomenon. She participates with local plein air painting groups and the New Haven urban sketching group at their local events. She is also an avid photographer and painter in pastels, watercolor and oils, for which she has won several prizes at local exhibitions. Currently employed at Yale University Library, she previously worked in textile conservation, with previous museum work experience at both the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Wadsworth Athenaeum.  

**Our top priority is the safety of our students, instructors & staff. Please note: classes may be cancelled if we feel it is not safe, and your tuition will be refunded.

COVID POLICY - Only fully vaccinated students will be permitted to attend classes. Physical proof of vaccination will be requested on the first day of class.(One time Only) Don’t forget to bring your vaccination card.

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