Expressive Figure Drawing
Exploration of drawing the figure in Charcoal, using traditional short and quick poses to develop gesture, expression and to learn how to translate the figure from 3 dimensions to 2.
A series of 4 Workshops, each 4 hours long, students can take all the classes or choose one or more. Each class has a similar format with a different theme. Drawing from the live model introducing students in the traditional drawing class format: 5 x 30 second drawings, 5 x 1 minute drawings, 5 X 10 minute drawings. With the live model change pose each time.
For each class there will be a lecture and a viewing of relevant drawings by noted artists, and several exercises.
The student will be encouraged to start their Art Practice by searching for artists they like through museum websites, collecting information and imagery and drawing any and everything that is in front of them when they are able.
Materials supplied to each student for $20 (if needed). Payable to instructor at class meeting.
• 1Newsprint pad
• 3 Charcoal
• 1 Box of vine charcoal.
• Latex or similar gloves
• 1 Sketchbook
Students are reminded to bring, apron or work shirt
Rico Le Brun, Leonard Baskin, Eric Fischl, August Rodin, Ricjard Diebenkorn, Egon
Schiele, Joan Eardley, Jim Dine, Laura Steen, RSA, Nicholas Herbert, Nathen Oliviera,
Jerome Witkin, Glen Nessels, Jerome Burns
Leonardo di Vinci, Robert Wilson, Thornton Dial, June Leaf, Craig Ruddy, Fritz Scholder
Students at the end of the class will be given a list of possible exercises to take with them to pursue their Art Practice after the class is over.
or enroll for any individual workshop below
DATES: Mar 14 - Apr 4, 2018
TIME: 12:30 - 4:30pm
- $280 series fee
- $80 individual workshop fee
LOCATION: San Luis Obispo Campus Room 4720
INSTRUCTOR: Abby Belknap Steele
QUESTIONS: Contact instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Gesture Drawing||Marks on Paper|
DATE: March 14, 2018
DATE: March 21, 2018
|Tonal Drawings||Bringing it all Together|
DATE: March 28, 2018
DATE: Apr 4, 2018: