Drawing on the Past is a remarkable display of drawings, pastels, watercolors and etchings by California artists dating as far back as the 1880s.
Many of the drawings on display were produced when these artists were art students in Europe in the late nineteenth century. The traditional academic method of art instruction required the student to study drawing for the first two years of their study before getting instruction on using paint and color. These classes would progress from drawing objects to eventually drawing the human figure. Find out more