2:00 - 2:45
Learn the basics of pencil shading and blending in an all-ages guided drawing workshop with Sedey Gebreyes of the Museum of the African Diaspora. You do not have to possess any artistic skills to participate. Ideal for kids 5 and older and open to participants of all ages.
For the workshop you will need:
- A dull pencil
- Two sheets of plain white paper (8.5” x 11” or larger)
- Optional: Two Q-tips or cotton swabs
- Optional: Eraser
About the Artist: (T)sedey Gebreyes, born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and beekeeping enthusiast. Her creative work and teaching style are greatly influenced by the wonderful visual artists, theater performers, and storytellers of her childhood community. After moving to the United States, she studied Studio Arts at University of Missouri, Kansas City, and Fine Arts and Spanish at University of Veracruz, Mexico.
Following her passion, she moved to San Francisco, California in 2007 where she has held a variety of positions including Adjunct Educator at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Teaching Artist at the DeYoung Museum, Co-founder and Teaching Artist at MiCultura Art Project, After School Program Manager at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, and San Francisco Unified School District.
More Than a Month SFPL's Black History Month celebration recognizes important historical events, honors community and national leaders and fosters steps towards collective change. Programming features authors, poets and craft classes for all ages. More Than a Month begins in January in time for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday weekend, and runs all throughout February.