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Event Details

October 8, 2022
1:00 pm –2:30 pm


Members $25, Not-Yet-Members $40, Registration Required


High Museum of Art

Event Description

Join artist Larkin Ford as he leads drawing sessions that mix direct observation and printed reference images. Learn various methods of combining multiple image sources into one cohesive piece. October’s series of classes will center on lighting and mood while drawing inspiration from seasonal objects and imagery.


October 8

Moody Landscapes in Line and Value

Use different images for inspiration as you combine a foreground, middle ground, and background from these images into one drawing. Experiment with adding midtones and darkness by using large, simple shapes of dry or wet media. Learn how to suggest fog by putting the darkest areas in the foreground, then dissolving into white in the background.

All drawing levels welcome; supplies included.

Ticket includes access to the Museum.


About Your Instructor

Larkin Ford grew up in rural North Carolina and weaves this and other personal experiences into enigmatic narratives through drawings and paintings. He received his BFA from UNC Asheville and his MFA from Georgia State University. He teaches drawing and painting at Emory University’s Oxford campus and at the High Museum of Art. He has exhibited work at MOCA GA, Whitespace, Gallery 72, and Swan Coach House Gallery. For more information and images, please visit www.larkinhford.com and @larkinford.