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Students attending this class will learn the many aspects of drawing a still life and the figure, working from live models. In this class, students will focus on the basics and more advanced concepts will begin to easily translate a three dimensional experience onto a two dimensional surface. Charcoal, pastels and oil pastels will be provided. Flor
When drawing the figure, an understanding of the basics allows you to appreciate and convey qualities that are more expressive. At that point, you can begin to organize the light and shade, gesture and rhythm into a single expressive whole. Learn these and more in this figure drawing class. The instructor will work with students of all levels on an
Students will learn basic shading techniques, simple anatomical concepts, the comprehension of line, how to build solid planes, and a variety of other topics. This class will teach the basic skills necessary to approach figure drawing. Working with a live model, poses will range from quick gestures poses to longer poses. This class is designed fo
This class will give students the basics necessary to draw and paint the human face. Learn how to use light and shadow to create the 3D forms of the human head. A live model will be used each session. The class will start with one-day poses, then will progressively work into longer, multiple-week poses. Note: Drawing supplies will be emailed a wee
This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. The skills necessary to render a subject three-dimensionally will be taught through a variety of exercises using still life and eventually the model. Observational techniques, composition and different artistic approaches will be explored as students use a v
This class teaches a unique approach to drawing the live model that involves locating key skeletal landmarks and then using these points to create structured gestures that refine form as it is further developed and rendered.Christopher Pugliese has developed these anatomical constructions over 20 years of drawing the live model.
This course will focus on drawing basics using inks, pencils, crayons and pastels. Each week, we will visit either the zoo or the museum to discuss basics of drawing all the way to advanced rendering. Perspective, proportion, rendering methods, and perception are some topics that will be discussed.The first class meets at the New York Academy of Ar
Draw your heart out with the human figure as your muse! The beauty of the human figure has inspired artwork throughout the ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned artist, all are welcome in this relaxing, inspiring, and fun live figure drawing class in NYC that will ignite your inner-artist. In this encouraging art class, you will:R
This field-sketching experience focuses on the rendering of trees using technical pens on watercolor blocks. Begin with classroom discussions of tree architecture and general direction, and then go outdoors to draw. Apply observational skills and sketching techniques, including contour drawing, to the broader field of nature sketching to complete o
This classes offer specific discipline the excels in, as well as concentrated courses on aspects of one, such as watercolor or landscape painting,or figure sculpture. Learning to draw is to become visually conscious. This class will explore different ways of drawing the figure with the intention of learning how to develop a significant image. Worki
The instructor will work with the students on an individual basis, meeting them at their own level. He will introduce varied approaches and techniques to the beginner, while advanced students will be encouraged to develop ideas beyond basic technique. Designed for all levels, instruction will incorporate a diversity of model types in long and short
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills.Recommended Textbooks:Botani
In this course, students will raise their level of visual understanding through drawing from the figure and from different situations. Naturally, they will develop their skills along the way. This class is built around the idea that certain fundamental truths about art never die; they just evolve. Modernism is a point of view about art. It is a way
Using nature as our inspiration, we will build on our basic drawing skills, working with a variety of materials such as colored pencils, pastel, and ink as well as colored and textured papers. Note: Bring a sketchbook or pad (approximately 11 by 14 inches) and 2B pencil to the first class.
Attention introverts! Why make art alone? You can’t socialize alone, so collaborate, commune, and commiserate with artists in an informal atmosphere designed to synthesize creative minds and improve technique. Each session features a guest host who will curate the evening’s project and music. Bring your favorite libation.
This course is designed for all skill levels as a comprehensive study of the concepts and practical application of Structural Drawing. Working primarily from the Plaster Cast collection of the Academy, and towards the end, a live model, students of this course will study the core concepts of structure, proportion, gesture, and&n
Working from the life model, participants will explore the craft of representational figure drawing and will learn techniques by which to develop solid, naturalistic figure drawings. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice we will consider an approach aimed at increasing skills of perceptual observation and manual application while suggesting
Can’t draw a straight line? No creative bone in your body? Everyone can draw, including you! In this 90-minute drawing class crash course, jump into the world of self-expression through drawing. In this encouraging and fear-free beginner’s drawing class, you will:Learn basic drawing techniques, including line, composition, gesture, and shadingE
This collaborative workshop is designed to provide a greater understanding of the visual and structural elements that compose the human portrait. Through a strategic approach to perceiving and translating visual phenomena, we can begin to create a blueprint for how we organize disparate visual elements to form a unified and holistic portrait.
Drawing as a Process for Visual Thinking explores the process of drawing as a powerful dialectic tool that can be used to generate new ideas and navigate through subtle and complex concepts.This class will be a rigorous immersion into the process of drawing. Though exercises will be concerned with building drawing skills and proficiency, the m
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