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Size & Scale: Drink & Draw | February 2020

Guest Artist: Sean Mac

Take a break from your typical ways of drawing. We’ll help you get out of your head by sharing a variety of creative approaches to making marks on paper. We’ll draw big things small, small things big. We’ll draw with delicate dip pens, clunky crayons, finger paint, sticks, and more. The goal of the night: experience drawing as a way to snap out of old habits and try on a new drawing styles.

Our guest artist, Sean Mac, will introduce his favorite drawing exercises that help him break old habits and stay positive. Shifting scale from oversized butcher paper to tiny post-it notes will be one of many methods used to help guests experience new ways of drawing that emphasize creativity over control.

Sean Mac is a Chicago-based illustrator, cartoonist, and printmaker. He’s been a compulsive doodler since he was a kid and really nothing has changed since. Hiswork uses loose linework and vibrant colors to tell humorous and intimate stories within each panel. He graduated with a BFA in Illustration from Columbia College Chicago.

Drink & Draw is a low-key drop-in social workshop devoted to drawing practices. There are no pretensions, no prerequisites, and newcomers are always welcome. Bring a sketchbook and basic drawing materials, and invite your friends! Drink & Draw occurs the first Wednesday of every other month and features a special theme and a guest artist. Admission to Drink & Draw is a $15 suggested donation. The event is BYOB, but we do have some wine and beer available with a donation.