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Renowned Architectural Illustrator to Offer Drawing Workshop at WSU

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pencil, marker, pastel and watercolor techniques for graphic artists will be taught by renowned illustrator Brian Lin at a workshop sponsored by the Washington State University Landscape Architecture Club. The workshop is offered Nov. 6 and 7 in the Ensminger Pavilion on the WSU Pullman campus. Sessions start at 9 a.m. both days, and continue until 6 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $60 ($75 for registering the day of the event) for students. The public is welcome to the workshop. The cost for members of the public or professionals is $100 ($110 for registering the day of the event).

The two-day intensive course covers not only media techniques but many aspects of creating presentation graphics that communicate well. Lin teaches rendering in two-dimensional plan view and three-dimensional perspective.

Attendees should bring their own drawing materials, however, there may be additional materials available for purchase upon arrival.

Landscape Architecture Club president Greg Carlson said the club is sponsoring the workshop as a service to the university and surrounding communities. Carlson added that the workshop is designed for students and practitioners in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design, but that anyone with an interest in presentation graphics and plan drawing is welcome to attend.

Brian Lin is the son of Mike Lin, the director of the Mike Lin Graphic and Design Workshop in Burlingame, Calif. Over 250,000 people have attended their workshops over the past 30 years and they have offered the workshop at over 100 universities. For more information about the Lins and the workshop, visit their Web site at www.beloose.com.

To register for the workshop, download the registration form by visiting http://bit.ly/jOgQ5. Registration forms are also available at the following locations on the WSU Pullman campus: Johnson Hall 149, Carpenter Hall 5th Floor, Interior Design office in Daggy Hall, and the Fine Arts main office.

The Ensminger Pavilion is located on Wilson Road at Lincoln Drive. For more information, contact LA Club president Greg Carlson at 206-291-4415.

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