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Portrait Drawing with Peggy Dressel

Date: Oct 15, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Library of The Chathams
214 Main Street, Chatham, 07928
Library of The Chathams
214 Main Street, Chatham, 07928
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Learn how to draw a person’s face both frontal and profile in this class.  Covered will be the dimensions of the head, and how to determine where to place and draw the facial features.  You will learn how lighting defines the facial bone structure so that you can enhance your portrait with shading and tone.  This is a four-part course and you must be able to attend all sessions. Classes will be held on Fridays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29, from 11 am to 12:30 pm.

The course is limited to 15 participants. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603 to register.     

There is a fee of $40 for this course. To pay for the classes online, click here. You may also pay in person via cash, check, or credit card.
If you would like to attend but are unable to pay, please send an email to and we will waive the fee.


  •           Fine Art Pencil Set or buy at least a few different soft pencils
  •           Suggestions:  HB, 2B, 4B 6B, 8B
  •           Paper – drawing, white, at least 11 x 14” pad or larger
  •           Erasers – kneaded, Staedtler Mars (plastic)

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