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No experience needed!
Want to learn how to draw?
Have you daydreamed of just picking up a pencil and sketching? But inside there is a lingering doubt.
Anyone can learn how to draw and success comes down to clear explanations and logical progression, learning the concepts and techniques of drawing. you’ll go on a creative journey to discover that you can pick up a pencil, wherever, whenever & actually start drawing! Each step -by-step tutorial is built on the simple principles of shape, simplicity and structure, combining drawing theory and practical examples with worksheets and drawing practice. You’ll learn about line, value, tone, negative space and perspective and come away with the confidence to start making drawing a daily habit. Join artist and teacher Dominique Hughes in this in-person class. The class will also be offered virtually.

Supply List
Set of graphite pencils
Kneaded eraser
Drawing pad
Drafting board


Our funders, the DC Department of Aging and Community Living, and the District of Columbia, are not requiring participants to be vaccinated to join our programs. Please be aware of proximity to others and do not join our in-person events if you are ill.

By registering for any in-person and on-line activities you waive any liability as follows–

In consideration of my voluntary participation in this Fitness/Wellness Class (“The Program”), I hereby agree to release, hold harmless, and indemnify Iona Senior Services, and its employees, agents, and representatives (collectively “Iona”) from any and all actions, claims, and demands, for myself, my heirs, and/or my personal representatives, now and forever, as a result of injury, damage, or loss of property arising out of my participation in the Program. This release shall include any claims, demands, injuries, damages, or actions arising out of or connected with my use of Iona’s services and facilities, both on and off Iona’s premises, and from all acts of ordinary negligence on the part of Iona.

I recognize that the Program may include travel by public or private transit, private touring companies, walking, and other moderate physical activity. By agreeing to participate in the Program, I assert that I have willingly and knowingly accepted the risks inherent in such travel and activities, including bodily injury and property damage. I also assert that I have no physical condition, ailment, or limitation that would prevent me from participating in the Program in a safe manner. Finally, I assert that I have accident/health insurance coverage that will apply in the event of injury as a result of my participation in the Program.