Figure Drawing (Tuition-Free, 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.

Special Notes

This is an in-person class which will take place in our building with strict social distancing protocols and reduced student capacity. Please see our COVID-19 community safety policies.

What you will learn:

  • 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.

  • A newsprint pad, suggested size 18×24 inches

  • A sketchbook, suggested size 8×10 inches

  • Pencils HB, 4B, 3B

  • Kneaded rubber eraser

Other supplies to be discussed on the first day of class:

  • Soft vine charcoal

  • Charcoal paper pad

  • Toned charcoal paper

  • White chalk, or conté crayon

  • Pastels