Date: Sunday, July 27
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Class size limited to 15
Admission: $75 (includes materials cost)
Carbon dust is a technique perfected by medical artist Max Brodel, at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the late 19th century. This technique–which, until the digital age, was an essential component of medical illustration education–allows the artist to create luminous, textural, three-dimensional drawings by layering carbon dust on prepared paper.
Today’s one day intensive workshop will teach students the use of this all but forgotten medium, and guide each student in the creation of a finished work based on real anatomical specimens supplied by the instructor. The workshop will also include a historical lecture placing carbon dust drawings in the context of the history of anatomical and medical art. The instructor will provide all materials necessary for this workshop, and will also share finished carbon dust drawings.
Marie Dauenheimer is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator working in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. She specializes in creating medical illustrations and animations for educational materials, including books, apps, elearning programs, websites and interactive media. Since 1997 Marie has organized and led numerous “Art and Anatomy Tours” throughout Europe for the Vesalius Trust Foundation. Past tours have explored anatomical museums, rare book collections and dissection theaters in Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Scotland and England. In addition to illustrating Marie has taught drawing, life drawing. and human and animal anatomy at various colleges, including Parsons School of Design and the Cleveland Institute of Art. When teaching human anatomy Marie continues to bring students into the anatomy lab at Howard University College of Medicine to study and draw from cadaver dissections.
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