Trompe-l’œil Drawing Workshop


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In this drawing workshop with artist Elmira Adamian, learn how to create a composition using perspectival and optical illusion that suggests a three-dimensional space. The technique of trompe-l’œil (French for “deceive the eye”) dates back to antiquity and was often employed in frescoes. Explore the wall paintings at the Getty Villa and create your own illusionistic drawings with pastels. Open to 24 participants. Course fee $45 (includes materials). Complimentary parking.

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