Creative Aging Workshops

For adults aged 55 and up! 

image of a person's hands drawing a picture

Begin to Draw Workshop 

Ready to tap into your inner da Vinci? Adults aged 55 and up can sign up for this five week workshop taught by long-time teacher/local, Melinda Linn. Participants will learn to use positive and negative space, linear shading techniques, blind contour drawing, create simple to complex compositions, and discuss and critique their compositions. You will create a drawing portfolio and show your finished work at a pop-up art exhibit at the end of the workshop. All supplies included.

Alta Branch
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, SEPT 6, 7,13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 & OCT 1
12:15-1:45 PM
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Jackson Main Library
Mondays & Thursdays. OCT  3, 6, 10, 13, 17,20, 24, 27,31 & NOV 3 & 5
10:00 - 11:30 AM
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Continue to Draw Workshop

Jackson Main Library
Mondays & Thursdays. OCT 3, 6, 10, 13, 17,20, 24, 27,31 & NOV 3 & 5
12:00 - 1:30 PM
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A free 5-week drawing workshop taught by art educator Melinda Linn. Improve your skills with both ink and graphite compositions, exploring advanced linear and tonal techniques, aspects of color theory, and more. Show your work in a pop-up exhibit at the workshop's end. Participants must purchase their own supplies. Preference will be given to registrants who can commit to all sessions.

About the instructor

Melinda Linn is a retired K-12 art educator with specialization in drawing and art history. Melinda retired 2012 from teaching grades 10-12 in a large suburban high school. Many of her students are in touch and have gone on to rewarding art careers as art directors, fashion designers, multi-media artists, illustrators, animators, sound designers, and curators.

About Creative Aging

A partnership between the Wyoming State Library, and Lifetime Arts, supporting instructional arts programming for adults 55+, Creative Aging in Wyoming Public Libraries is made possible through a partnership between the Wyoming State Library, Wyoming Arts Council, and Lifetime Arts with funding from the Wyoming Community Foundation. Stay tuned for the next workshop, Begin to Draw.