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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 Mike Lin at a workshop sponsored by the Washington State University Landscape Architecture Club. The workshop is offered Feb. 15 and 16 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 $40 ($55 for registering the day of the event), and the public is invited to attend.

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 Alex Mann said the club is sponsoring the workshop as a service to the university and surrounding communities. Mann 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.

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

To register for the workshop, download the registration form by visiting www.academic.cahnrs.wsu.edu. 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 Alex Mann at 360-584-5283.

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