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1-Day Sketching Workshop at the Legion of Honor

  • The Legion of Honor 100 34th Ave San Francisco, CA 94121 USA (map)

Come and join us at the magnificent Legion of Honor for a full day sketching.  Brian Bomeisler has introduced a new one-day class for anyone interested in learning sketching techniques and keeping a sketchbook.  The prerequisite is to have taken the 5-Day Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain® Workshop, however it is also open to those who already have drawing experience and training.  Brian will lead you through a practical, hands-on day of sketching in the museum, using a sketchbook, and he will expand upon the formal drawing instruction you have already received. 

 Demonstration Sketch by Brian Bomeisler of Rodin's "Mighty Hand"

Demonstration Sketch by Brian Bomeisler of Rodin's "Mighty Hand"

The class will take place at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, and will be an intensive and fun day of drawing with other students.  The Legion of Honor has a wealth of material to use as reference, and they have a large collection of Rodin sculptures to practice your sketching techniques.  Sketchbook drawing is an art unto itself, requiring skills that can be taught:  e.g., how to hold the sketchbook, how to use the “basic unit,” how to perform “sighting” while sketching.  The variety of mediums we will use include pencil, pen and ink, and a specific technique using an ordinary felt tip marker.

For those students who have not taken Brian's 5-Day DRSB Workshop, it will be especially helpful to read ahead of time Betty Edwards' Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, particularly Chapters 7 and 8.  

The workshop will take place at the Legion of Honor from 10am to 5pm, and the cost is $425.  Admission to the museum is included in the cost of the workshop.  Reservations are required in advance, so please contact either Sandy Manning at or go to our Register for a Workshop page to sign up.

We will meet inside the main entrance on benches right in front of the information desk.


Earlier Event: February 6
San Francisco: DRSB 5-Day Workshop
Later Event: February 16
Washington DC: DRSB 5-Day Workshop