Gain understanding of how to conceptualize and construct a portrait drawing, utilizing a live model each week. Working from quick studies and longer poses, students will systematically learn the “landscape” of the human face. Explore techniques for capturing accurate anatomical features, proportions, and likenesses to develop realistic and expressive portraits. Demonstrations will be given and individualized exercises will be explored each week. The class does not assume any prior experience and is designed to cater to all levels.
Thursdays, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
February 23 – March 23
Members $220 / Non-Members $260 Plus an additional model fee of $50
Class Supply List
- 18″ x 24″ paper pad (white). “Drawing” quality over “Sketch” quality, please no Newsprint.
Recommended brand/type options:
Strathmore 400 Series Recycled Drawing Paper Pad (medium surface)
Strathmore 300 Series Drawing Paper Pad (medium surface)
Strathmore 400 series drawing paper pad (medium surface)
(Or any similar drawing pad by Canson)
- A kneaded Eraser, recommended brand: Faber-Castell
- Graphite Drawing Pencils: In following grades: F, 2B, 3B
- Pencil Sharpener