One of the most interesting and unusual uses of art occurs in the forensic field. Americans are fascinated with the real life drama and mysteries around them. The forensic artist is trained to draw composites from the memory of witnesses, sketch crime scenes for the courtroom, and reconstruct skulls of unknown homicide victims. How do they do it? Find out from the woman who trains the artists.
You will learn:
What's a nice artist like you doing in a place like this?
Understanding identification based on perception How art fits into law enforcement.
Faster than a speeding pencil?
The power of the human mind and a pencil Vs the microchip and computers.
How many ways can you sketch?
Do it yourself mysteries-unlocking crime scenes. The forensic artist's toolbox
"...Things that go bump in the night..."
Facial reconstruction for identification
Speaking of age...
Aging suspects and other depressing facts
Do it yourself forensic art
Hands on projects and case studies.
Who should attend this program: This is a fascinating peek into an unusual blending of art and law enforcement. The program is a positive affirmation of the human talents and spirit at its finest. It is designed and developed as an informative and educational program and appeals to a wide variety of people.