Virtual Spirits and Sketches:

Optical Illusions

Gather your friends (virtually), grab a pencil and paper, and join us for Spirits and Sketches! We’re getting inspired by our special exhibition Moving Vision and learning how to trick the eye! No previous drawing experience necessary and all skill levels are welcome. Grab your cocktail or mocktail (suggested drink below) and draw together! 

Participants must provide their own materials and have Zoom downloaded on their chosen device in order to participate. A link to the private Zoom class will only be sent to those registered via email. Registration is limited to 15 participants. $5 for Members, $8 for future Members.

Supplies for this session: 

  • Mark-making tool(s): pencil, charcoal, or colored pencils (colored pencils highly recommended for this session) 
  • Paper or sketchbook (2-4 pieces) 
  • Ruler or straight edge (optional) 

Drink Inspiration: 

Trick of the Eye ‘Tini (aka Lemon Drop Martini) 

  • 2 oz citrus vodka 
  • 2 oz limoncello 
  • 2 oz lemonade 
  • Sugar 
  • Slice of lemon 

 Using a slice of lemon, rub the rim of the glass, and then dip it in sugar. Add citrus vodka, limoncello, and lemonade to a shaker with ice. Shake the mixture well, and then pour into a glass over ice.  


Credits: Victor Vasarely (French, born Hungary 1908-1997). Vega D, 1968. Tempera on panel. Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Westheimer Family Collection. 2005.084.

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