Charcoal Drawing Classes for Pet Lovers This March at Historic Owen Theatre!

Event: Pet Portraits – Charcoal Drawing Classes
Venue: Historic Owen Theatre, 205 S Commercial St, Branson, MO 65616 – Art Instruction Studio
Date & Time: Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm (Ages 13 +)
4 Week Class meets Tuesdays, March 10th thru 31st 6pm-7pm (Ages 13+)
Art Instructor: Jessica Lowe


This is a 4 week charcoal drawing class for teens and adults. Learn classic charcoal drawing techniques and create your own pet portrait with the guidance of a local artist, Jessica Lowe. Materials should be purchased prior to the first class. Come to experiment, have fun, and develop a new artistic skill!

$40 registration fee covers all instruction over the 4 weeks of classes. Click here to register, class size is limited!

NOTE: Students must provide their own materials (see list below). Materials may be purchased at most art supply stores such as Michael’s Craft Store, or via Amazon.com (Approx. $22 + shipping) at this link: https://bransonarts.org/charcoal.

Materials Required (Students Must Provide)

  • Strathmore Drawing 400 Series Toned Gray Sketch Pad, 5.5″x8.5″, 50 Sheets
  • MyLifeUNIT Paper Blending Stump and Tortillion for Student Sketch Drawing
  • General Pencil Charcoal Kit, 12-Piece

Jessica Lowe is a Missouri based artist. She works with a variety of media and creates artworks that focus on nature and portraiture. Jessica was born in Wichita, KS and moved to Missouri at the age of 10. At age 13 she began her formal training as an artist, working under local veteran artist Sam Hull for 2.5 years. Graduating from Branson High School, she went on to continue her education at Missouri State University, gaining her BSED in Fine Art in 2015. She taught High School Art for 4 years at Forsyth High School before deciding to pursue life as an artist-full-time. She is currently working as a free lance commissioned artist creating pieces for patrons, as well as developing her own work.

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