Figure Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of figure drawing through exploring the body’s structure, proportion, and gesture. Discussion on basic anatomical structures combined with direct observation with live models will round out this highly energetic course. As the class develops, we will explore the use of conte crayon and more substantial heavy rag papers.

What you will learn:

  • Fitting the whole figure form on the page

  • Comfort with the drawing medium at hand

  • A basic grasp of proportions and knowledge of bodily landmarks

Required supplies:

  • A sketchbook

  • 18″ x 24″ newsprint paper

  • Charcoal

  • Kneaded rubber eraser

  • 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.