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Drawing 2 – The Method of Life Drawing

Class Description:

Drawing, a way of describing form, is the most foundational communicative skill for a visual artist and requires effort, focus, and practice. Observational drawing is essential for learning how to draw; for connecting the eye, the mind and the hand.  Observational drawing is seeing in an active and engaged way that hones
visual sensibilities.

There can be no more compelling subject than the human figure.

In this five week class, we learn the fundamentals of observational drawing. In the first two classes we will review how to measure angles and proportions. In the third to fifth classes we work from nude models and follow the standard format of most life drawing sessions. Emphasis will not be on pretty pictures and likenesses, but the artful description of perceived form. By the end of the class you will have a grasp of the skills required for continued practice at open life drawing sessions, as well as the confidence to attend them regularly.

$259 / 5 classes
Nov 8 – Dec 7
Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

What is included:
All artist quality supplies are included. That means that you just show up!

Who is this class for:
Level 2
Focus: Skill Development
Adults only please. If you have no drawing experience, please take the Very Beginner Drawing Workshop prior to this class. This Level 2 class is designed for those who have been introduced to the medium and tools and seeking continued learning and practicing. Skill development will be the focus. These classes are ideal to be taken repeatedly for continued practice.

What to bring:
We have some aprons, but wear clothes that can withstand the elements (i.e. glue, paint, etc.) of a fun, creative art studio.


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