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Spring 2017: Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting

8 WEEK CLASS:
FIGURE AND PORTRAIT DRAWING AND PAINTING

CLASS FEE $320

Eight 2.5hr Classes
Plus Nelson-Atkins Museum Visit TBD by Student Vote

This popular class has sold out twice! 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
Earlier Event: March 12
Long Pose Life Drawing