• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Drawing

This course is structured for students with previous life-drawing experience who want to gain a deeper understanding of body structure as it pertains to figure drawing. The course incorporates elements of anatomy, kinesiology, and drawing practice in order to enhance understanding of the body’s characteristic forms. In addition to providing handouts and specific figure-drawing exercises, the instructor will give lectures referencing the skeleton in conjunction with the model.

1-Week Intensive: Tuition: $405 + Model Fee: $80 = Total $485

Notes: It is recommended that students have taken a course in Introduction to Drawing or have basic drawing skills.
* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

  • Improve drawing skills and understanding what’s under the skin.
  • Learn bones and skeleton. Boney landmarks on model and on oneself
  • Learn superficial muscle groups
  • Learn surface anatomy and understand what causes bumps, indentations on the model.  (To understand what landmarks are boney and which are muscular.)
  • Methods of conveying body structure
  • Evaluation - understanding the skeleton and muscle groups

Materials to Bring

  • newsprint pads (18" x 24" or larger)
  • conte pencils or sticks (few colors)
  • bulldog clips
  • manilla &/or cartridge or paper of choice (18" x 24" or larger)
  • few pencil crayons
  • other drawing materials (personal choice)
  • recommended text is: "Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist" by Stephen Rogers Peck