Artist's Apprentice Workshop: Silverpoint Drawing

National Gallery , Trafalgar Square Sunday November 3 2013 11:00 - 13:00
Back in the fifteenth century, apprentice artists would first learn to draw with silver – a technique known as silverpoint. Ruskin-trained tutor Karly Allen, an expert in early drawing techniques and practices, will teach you how to do it yourself. Materials are supplied, but advance booking is essential. Suitable for families with children aged seven to 12.
Venue name: National Gallery
Contact:
Address: Trafalgar Square
London
WC2N 5DN
Opening hours: Open daily 10am–6pm, Fridays 10am–9pm. Closed Jan 1, Dec 24–26.
Transport: Tube: Charing Cross
Price: £8, £7 concs
Event website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/families