Thu, Oct 05|
Arlene's Artist Materials
Drawing Figure with Kelly Smith
This class will teach the core principles of figure drawing through long and short poses and focus on proportion, anatomy, measuring, and an understanding of the use of the page.
Time & Location
Oct 05, 2023, 10:30 AM – Nov 02, 2023, 1:30 PM
Arlene's Artist Materials, 57 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12205, USA
About the event
This class will teach the core principles of figure drawing through long and short poses and focus on proportion, anatomy, measuring, and an understanding of the use of the page. The following will be taught: boxing in and the division of halves and quarters for the best composition, gesture, line of action, mass drawing, and direct drawing. Building form will be taught through the use of cross-contour and line sensitivity as it relates to light and space. Students will learn various ways to light their model and additionally how to quickly block in shadow shapes and render core shadow. The work of Deane G. Keller will be referenced and Harold Speed. This class will use traditional media - charcoal in its varied forms, conté, and blending tools. Various papers will be experimented with as materials are conventional.
Supplies are not included in the cost of the workshop. Refer to the Materials List linked below for more information
Schedule: Thursdays, October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, and November 2nd,
Times: from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Instructor: Kelly Smith
Location: Arlene’s Artist Materials
Semester: FALL 2023
Materials List: Click here for Supply List (PDF Document)
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