Figure Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of figure drawing through exploring the body’s structure, proportion, and gesture. Discussion of basic anatomical structures combined exercises drawing from photographs and master copies will round out this highly energetic course.

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.

Tuition Assistance is Available

To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. We have recently streamlined the application process, making it even quicker and easier. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 23rd. Tuition assistance notifications will be sent by Tuesday, December 7th.

What you will learn:

  • Fitting the whole figure on the page

  • Comfort with the drawing medium at hand

  • A basic grasp of proportions and knowledge of bodily landmarks

Required Supplies:

  • A sketchbook

  • 18×24 inch newsprint paper

  • Charcoal

  • Kneaded 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.