Mar 12 - 26 2021
From Photo to Drawing for Beginners

From Photo to Drawing for Beginners

Presented by Crocker Art Museum and Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) at Online

Explore a variety of dry media tools like charcoal, graphite, and conté. Then, drawing inspiration from the Museum’s photography collection — or your own photos — create a work on paper. 

Running low on supplies or just want to avoid going to the store? Purchase a Supplies-to-Go Bag, conveniently packed and quarantined for at least 72 hours and ready for curbside pick-up at a designated time. Available at registration. Limit one per participant.

Want to order your own materials? Click HERE for a supply list. Allow ample time for deliveries to ensure you are ready to go when class begins. Note: All participants will need access to Zoom.

Instructor Michelle Steen is the manager of public programs at the Crocker, where she previously coordinated family and early childhood programs. She holds an MFA in figurative painting from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and joined the Crocker in 2015 after moving to Sacramento. Previously, she taught private lessons and was an art instructor at the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco. She lives with her husband, one-year-old human, and 12-year-old canine in East Tahoe Park.

Image 1: Brett Weston (American, 1911–1993), Dunes (detail), 1947. Gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of Margaret W. Weston, 2019.81.3.

Admission Info

General $125
Members $95
Supply Fee $25
Age 18+

Phone: (916) 808-7000


Dates & Times

2021/03/12 - 2021/03/26

Additional time info:

Registration closes March 9.

Location Info


Sacramento, CA 95814