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Increase your understanding of anatomy and proportion and learn how to draw using charcoal and pencil.
Work from models to make drawings that convey the strength and subtlety of the human form.
Prerequisite: Basic Drawing.
Sharpen your drawing skills in this four-day workshop.
Work from live models to develop your sense of anatomy and proportion.
Students will be able to practice their drawing skills on a series of different poses different days of the week. Bring drawing/painting supplies. We will provide easels, tables, and drawing boards.Mondays: Series of short poses (BYOB)Wednesdays: One three-hour pose (BYOB)Saturdays: One three-hour posePress 35 on the buzzer.Important: For this class,...
Focus on painting and drawing to create strong portrait and figure compositions.
Focus on light and shadow, color and surface to create strong paintings of the figure and portrait. Through multiple session poses, learn about anatomy and the structure of the body, head and features.
Learn how to see and find your own individual level of drawing success by working from a live model. You’ll focus on the key elements of drawing, such as light and shadow, shape, value, and soft and hard edges, creating the structural forms of the human figure. Learn the essence of your materials, be it charcoal, graphite, or colored pencil to develop...
Learn a structural approach to drawing the figure that builds on the underlying anatomical structures of the body. Learn to use body landmarks, plane changes, and the inner axis of forms to create more solid and well-understood depictions of the figure. Short lectures and demonstrations focusing on particular parts of the body will introduce important...
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Acquire the tools to draw the human figure and place it successfully in a composition, including expressive line quality, successful shading, and overlapping of form to create three-dimensionality. You’ll work from a live model each session, starting with gesture poses and working systematically to longer poses as the class progresses. The anatomy...
In the course of the workshop we'll draw from professional models who are also burlesque dancers, trapeze artists and drag kings and queens, trying to capture likeness, movement and gesture. Create highly original drawings and build a professional portfolio, open to beginners and career draftsmen alike.We'll cover the fundamentals of anatomy, sighting...
Draw/sketch from a live model.Bring your own art supplies. Open to all levels.Note: Classes are taught in the lower levels of GLLAM (Gallery La La Artisan Market). GLLAM is a boutique/gallery in Soho featuring the work of Independent Designers.
Understanding the basics of drawing the figure allows you to organize light, shade, gesture and rhythm into a single expressive whole. Working individually with the instructor, you’ll be introduced to varied drawing approaches and techniques, and develop your skills and insights. Open to students of all levels.Photo courtesy of: David Plakke Media,...
This course is a three-hour figure model-drawing course, employing classical techniques and drawing principles using simple materials (Charcoal, pencil, paper).
Material covered in lectures includes an introduction to perspective and simple geometries, proportion and scale, skiagraphy, sight measuring, skeletal and muscular anatomical landmarks. Students...
This course develops the artist's ability to represent the figure in pictorial space. Drawing is based on observation from life with attention to proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and shadows. Students are taught a system directly related to perspective, major planes and geometric mass conceptions. An introductory study of the...
This introductory course is designed to offer students a fundamental understanding of the figure through drawing. The ideas presented will include gesture, movement, proportion, structure, volume and anatomy. Through weekly demonstrations, lectures and assignments, students will gain the essential knowledge and technical skill necessary to develop...
This “figure drawing” class utilizes white chalk on a mid-toned paper to instantly create the effect of light on a figure. The class will devote its time between basic figure drawing skills (gesture, proportion, and structure), environment (perspective), and light on form (defining the zones of light). Diverse lighting scenarios will be covered...
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