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Online Lecture: Hands-On With an Architect — Drawing Florence Cathedral

Program No. 24551RJ
Join us on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour hands-on experience learning to draw Florence Cathedral.
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At a Glance

Rediscover your love of drawing, sprinkled with a little history for good measure. Join architect Mark Keane for a hands-on lecture and learn to sketch one of the most iconic landmarks in Florence — Il Duomo. Learn why the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore was an architectural masterpiece ahead of its time. After St. Peters in Rome and St. Paul’s in London, this Italian landmark is the third largest church in Christendom. To make the most out of this lesson, visit https://www.roadscholar.org/sketching for important resources and details. Then, you’re all set to partake in this virtual draw-along lesson with Professor Keane, one in a series of learn-to-draw, “history at hand” events. RECOMMENDED PREPARATION No drawing experience is necessary. The link below will assist you in three simple steps to prepare for this program: 1) Acquire the recommended drawing pencils and sharpen them 2) Download and print the base drawing template 3) Watch Professor Keane’s introductory video Here is the link to get started: https://www.roadscholar.org/sketching

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event. This lecture, “Online Lecture: Hands-On With an Architect — Drawing the Duomo of Florence” (program # 24551), is the third in a series of lectures focused on architectural sketching presented by Mark Keane. This is a monthly 4-part series. We invite you to also enroll in the first of the series “Online Lecture: Hands-On With an Architect — Drawing Notre Dame” (program # 24554 on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. (PT) offered for free. "Online Lecture: Hands-On With an Architect — Drawing The Parthenon” (program # 24553 on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT), and "Online Lecture: Hands-On With an Architect —Drawing a Frank Lloyd Wright House” (program # 24552 on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT) are at a cost of $25 per lecture.

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If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.