A NEW GENERATION OF ARTISTS LEARNS THE OLD TRADITIONS Senior Tsao-Wei Liang is holding an intensive drawing workshop for a small group of Barclay Elementary students on the Homewood campus this summer. Liang hopes the class will show whether young children with an aptitude for art can successfully tackle challenges adult artists face: drawings from still life, portraits and landscape. In order to measure their progress, the students will create drawings before and after instruction. The class is part of the university's community outreach programs in which area schoolchildren spend classroom time with Hopkins students, staff and faculty. The programs are designed to offer elementary, middle and high school students extra help and to encourage them in their studies. Liang is funding his first-time project through the Lewis E. Goodman, M.D., Award, which Hopkins annually gives to encourage premed students to pursue interests beyond the field of medicine. A volunteer in the city schools through Hopkins' Project Outreach, Liang studies drawing under Craig Hankin in the Homewood Arts Workshops.
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