"Drawing with Metal" with Jerry Hatch

Jerry Hatch

“DRAWING WITH METAL” with Jerry Hatch Professor Emeritus from MSU September 12th, Thursday, 2019, 5:30--7:30 p.m. Springfield Art Museum 1111 E. Brookside Dr.

Free Workshop: All materials are furnished. A January workshop was attended by over 50 people and participants voted to have another workshop to learn more. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED: Contact Sandra Letson: sandragraves@mchsi.com or 417-496-1838 Sponsors: Friends of the Art Museum (FOSAM), Studio 55 Arts Guild and the Springfield Art Museum

Hatch taught sculpture and drawing in the Art and Design Department (MSU) from 1974 until 2015 when he retired. During the workshop you will learn to draw on coated medium with a stylus using various metal points, such as silver or copper. No drawing experience is needed. Free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

“Silverpoint” drawing (that includes other kinds of metal besides silver or copper, such as platinum, gold, bronze, lead, aluminum, zinc, and magnesium) is done on coated medium. Many of the lovely drawings by da Vinci and Rembrandt were created using ‘metal points’ and are still used today by artists for its fine, subtle qualities.

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