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8 Week Class: Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting

8 Week Class:
Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting

Sundays 2-4:30pm beginning January 15th
Mondays 6:00-8:30pm beginning January 16th

Class Fee $320

Sunday Class will met 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, and 3/6 2-4:30pm
Monday Class will meet 1/15, 1/22, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 and 3/5 6-8:30pm
Plus Nelson-Atkins Museum Visit TBD by Student Vote

*If you choose "Either Day" option, this means that you will allow the instructor to assign you a class based on available space.

Class will cover all aspects of figure and portrait drawing (primarily in charcoal) and painting in oil. Basics as well as advanced concepts will be covered, so it is appropriate for students of any ability level. Models will be our primary reference, but photos, images of art, etc., will serve as reference as well.

Concepts covered will include:

  • Gesture and proportion
  • Accurate and expressive contours
  • Light logic
  • Likeness
  • Skin tone palettes and mixing
  • Various oil painting techniques
  • Composition
  • Limitations and advantages of photographic references