Ranging from dramatic to subtle, the interplay of light and shadow is a key expressive element in drawing. In this 6-week course, we will focus on the role value in communicating mood and information within drawings.of the human form Making use of long and short poses, we will explore a variety of drawing media - conte crayon, graphite, charcoal among others - on a variety of different drawing surfaces Different drawing/shading approaches will be tried, with an eye to seeing how these affect the mood or character of the work. Composition will also be an area of focus. Course instruction will consist of demonstrations, short lectures, some handouts and lots of hands-on drawing time. This course makes an excellent complement to Figure Drawing 2: Drawing Better Bodies. It is intended for any students with prior life drawing experience.
Tuition: $290 | Model fee: $45 | Total: $335
For the first class, please have the following materials:
Materials will be discussed more fully during the first class - if you wish to work on better-quality paper, you can expect to spend approx. $3 - 10 per class, depending on the size you work.