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Sketching at Home | Inspired by Degas June 2, 2021


Draw like Degas! This art activity, inspired by Edgar Degas and his Russian Dancers, outlines the techniques of gesture drawing and capturing the human figure in motion.

At-home artists can learn to illustrate the art of movement with this step-by-step activity guide and how-to video.

Art-Making Activity
Sketching: Gesture Drawing Inspired by Edgar Degas

Activity Guide PDF




Virtual Learning & Interpretation programs are generously underwritten by the Jerold B. Katz Foundation.