Monday, February 29, 2016

Figure Drawing Class

Classical Figure Drawing -This class will be held in a lovely north-light studio downtown at the Pendelton.
The 8 week class will be from 10-1 and start  on Saturday March 26th- May 14th, running for 8 weeks.
Cast Drawing, 22"x 16", charcoal, by Richard Luschek

The class will cover the basics of drawing the nude figure in charcoal. Easels will be provided. A supply list will be sent to those who sign up for the class.

-          Participants will begin by learning the basics of the visual language, the craft and order of drawing in traditional media.

-          Focus of class: to provide initial or further introduction to the steps taken and principles applied to the art of Figure Drawing. 
This includes:
            i.       the basics of composition
            ii.       the idea of the ‘gesture’
            iii.       using the tools available (charcoal, good paper) and creating a comfortable setup
            iv.       the execution of a start, the idea of the light and dark, and flat shadows.
            v.       Main focus that drawing is the interpretation of form

-     A final session with the model will focus on the head, the drawing or painting (optional) of the planes of the head 

Class fee is $300 and include the model fees. Class size is limited
Email me at to register.
Nikki, 12x9, charcoal sketch, by Richard Luschek

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