Real CharmersFigure drawing class gets a few unexpected guests
By Matt Keyser
Students enrolled in Chris
Fulmer’s Drawing 2, figure
drawing class were in
for a surprise when John
Hunter of SnakeTalk.com brought
in two very real snakes.
Hunter first gave an introduction
to the class about his snakes, a boa
constrictor and a large albino Burmese
Python. His snakes were then
allowed to wrap themselves around
a still-life model as the students
worked their magic from their easels.
“It was a very exciting class assignment,”
Fuller said in an e-mail.
“The students enjoyed observing
and drawing the figure with the
“The snake...created a strong visual
for the students, the exercise
was an excellent teaching tool,” she
Hunter, who owns 20 snakes, is
no stranger to North Lake College.
In fall 2006, he made his way into
the cafeteria, along with two of his
non-poisonous boa constrictors, to
inform and educate NLC students
about snakes, while dispelling any
More about Hunter and his SnakeTalk
presentations can be found
on his Web site.
To learn more about Fulmer’s
figure drawing class, call her at
972-273-3276, or stop by her office