May 10: Jack Montmeat
The Hamden Art League will host award-winning CT artist Jack Montmeat at 7 pm at its Tuesday, May 10, 2022 meeting as he presents “Charcoal Portrait Fundamentals." Jack will demonstrate drawing a portrait from a live model in charcoal on toned paper. Issues like placement of the subject on the page, likeness and drawing the features will be discussed in detail. Additional drawing topics such as line quality, shading and measuring will be demonstrated.
Our social gathering begins at 7:00 pm with masks and social distancing. A brief business meeting will follow. The demo begins at 7:30 and runs until 8:45 pm. We will NOT serve food or beverages. We will sign in and give a phone number, in case there is a need for contact tracing.
Hamden Art League meetings are held in the Social Hall of the Hamden Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, behind the Miller Library. If the library is closed due to inclement weather, the HAL meeting will be cancelled. Visit the Hamden Public Library website, hamdenlibrary.org/, for the library's schedule.