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Monday Session: Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting 8 Week Class

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

 Class Fee $320 

Sunday Class will met 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, and 3/5 2-4:30pm


Monday Class will meet 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 and 3/6 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