Thursday, November 30, 2017
Harry Everett Townsend, Untitled (WWI Trench Sketch), ca. 1918, Graphite on paper, Gift of Mrs. Elaine Hanley
Harry Everett Townsend was one of eight official combat artists commissioned by the American Expeditionary Force to depict the rigors of World War I , as well as the advent of industrial combat. His works—on display in the Museum's featured exhibition Harry Everett Townsend: Illustrations of a World War I Artist— f while visually aesthetic as art , also act as method of recorded history. for the broad American public .
November's edition of Teen Studio will get students in touch with their everyday surroundings, teaching them to record and illustrate their own history. Using a street scene from their hometown or downtown New Britain as reference, teens will produce detailed drawings of architecture. They will learn how to illustrate their subjects with additional depth by fusing the mediums watercolor
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm