Local artist offers intro to drawing



ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

BAR HARBOR — Robert Pollien will offer an Introduction to Drawing class on six Thursday nights from April 23 to May 28. The sessions will take place at ArtWaves, 329 Main St., from 6:30-8 p.m.

The course will be an introduction for new students or a review of the fundamentals of drawing for more advanced artists. Students should bring a 14-by-17-inch pad of drawing paper, a kneaded eraser, two Prismacolor Jet Black Ebony pencils and a pencil sharpener or single-edged razor blade to the first class. The series of classes costs $36.

Pollien, of Bar Harbor, earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

He served as the first artist-in-residence at Acadia National Park and has held numerous residencies and fellowships. He is represented by the Dowling Walsh Gallery of Rockland and Artemis Gallery of Northeast Harbor.

To register, email [email protected]

For more on Pollien, visit pollien.com.

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