Presented in partnership with Watkins Community Education at Belmont University

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$50 members; $60 not-yet-members (all supplies, gallery admission, and parking validation included) 
Ages 18+ only. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.

In this workshop with teaching artist Robert Scobey, students will learn how Pablo Picasso approached the portrait throughout his careerParticipants will explore the evolution of Picasso’s many styles through works in the exhibition Picasso. Figures, and then create their own portraits, using acrylic paint and collage. Students will deepen their understanding of Picasso’s artistic processes and explore how to express a range of themes and emotions through stylizing a portrait.

About Robert Scobey

Robert Scobey (BA Lipscomb University, MFA Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ’09) is an interdisciplinary artist from Nashville. Between 2015 and 2020, he taught foundations and drawing courses at Watkins College of Art. His paintings were featured in New American Paintings no. 136.

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