Saturday, Jun 16, 1-4 PM

Figure Drawing in The Round

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Getting there
925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA

Join us for a lively afternoon of drawing inspired by "Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 – 1802," celebrating the New Orleans Tricentennial with artist and educator Mikhayla Anderson. A curated experience linking the exhibition to an immersive drawing exercise, this workshop will explore the elements that create a striking portrait, discuss the socio-cultural implications of why portraits were/are painted and practice the basic techniques of figure drawing with a live model. The workshop will take place in will take place in the historic rotunda of the Ogden Museum’s Patrick Taylor Library. For ages 21 and older. All levels welcome. Registration link to come. Image Credit: José Francisco Salazar y Mendoza, (1750-1802), "Don Carlos Laveau Trudeau", Late 18th century, Oil on canvas, Courtesy of the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University, Gift of the children of Mrs. Angela Labatut Puig, 1953.009