Art Lab for Kids: Draw Critters and Creatures with Ping Zhu

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Discover how to draw fun and fantastic animals with Brooklyn-based illustrator Ping Zhu during The Big Draw Festival all month long. Kids will get hands-on using the Procreate app on iPad with Apple Pencil and experiment with shapes, colors, and textures to create their own imaginative animal kingdom. No drawing experience required.

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Ping Zhu’s work has been recognized by American Illustration and the Society of Illustrators. She is currently working on two children’s books that will be released in 2020 by Enchanted Lion Books.

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The Big Draw Festival 2019

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The Big Draw is a visual literacy charity that promotes the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression, and invention. It is the founder and driving force behind The Big Draw Festival.

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Labs dive deeper into a creative approach by getting you started on a project that you can take further. Labs build on your existing skills. If you’re a beginner, check out Skills sessions.