Figure Drawing (Tuesday Morning)

Learn the basic theories, principals, and techniques to successfully draw the figure. With a focus on improving observational skills, the class will also build essential knowledge of drawing fundamentals through handouts, demonstrations, and lots of drawing from a live model. Benefit from plenty of individual instructor feedback, group discussions, and dialogue about your work in progress to help improve your drawing skills.

Participants must have a valid Fleisher membership. Please note that our tuition-free classes for adults fill very quickly. If you are considering purchasing a membership in order to register for a tuition-free class, please click “register” to check whether or not the class is full prior to your purchase.

What you will learn in this class:

  • Gesture drawings

  • Long drawing

  • Drawing from multiple viewpoints

  • Composing multiple figures on the page

  • Discussing methods and materials

Required supplies:

  • You are free to use any drawing materials you choose. The supply list is composed of suggested materials that reflect the instructor’s demonstrated techniques.

  • For the first day of class have these items: a sketchbook*, pencil*, kneaded rubber eraser*

  • Midway through the term you will need these supplies: soft vine charcoal*, charcoal paper pad*, toned charcoal paper*, white chalk or conte crayon*, pastels

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.