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People attend an outdoor drawing class on the High's Orkin Terrace.

Event Details

October 15, 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 15

Drawing Metallic Objects Using Toned Paper

Discover the fresh approach that toned paper offers when drawing metallic or glossy objects in light and dark media. Push dark shadows and add bright highlights in your drawings while drawing inspiration from seasonal metallic reference imagery.

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 and @larkinford.