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Experience Level

Beginner

Hiking

1-3 miles

Elevation

4,000 feet

Registration Fee

$20

Enjoy the camaraderie of learning in a group in this Yosemite-inspired drawing class. You’ll practice basic drawing techniques using pen and ink, including contour, shading, texture, and atmospheric perspective. You’ll leave class having filled pages with practice lines and attempts at landscape drawings — and a new perspective on the inspiring Yosemite Valley landscape.

  • Experience level: Little to no experience required, ages 12+. All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Registration fee: $20 per day per visitor. Advanced registration encouraged. Walk-up registration available as space allows.
  • Location: Yosemite Valley Visitor Center (shuttle stops #5 and #9). All workshops will be held outside, weather permitting.
  • Time: 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday. Please arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 am. Please build in extra time if taking the shuttle or walking from the parking lot.
  • Materials: Supplies for this class are not included in the registration fee. You will have the option to purchase or bring your own art supplies. All purchases benefit the park! These essentials are available free of charge: stool and hardboard.
  • Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of participants.

View the supplies list.

COVID-19: We have implemented special safety measures to keep art class participants and instructors safe during the ongoing pandemic. Please review our COVID-19 procedures for details.