Drop-In Tuesdays 6-8pm
Price: $12 (drop-in); Card of 10 sessions $100 Includes Model Fee
Our classes are becoming very popular and fill up quickly. We encourage you to REGISTER. If you purchased a card your spot is guaranteed. For everyone else, we urge you to REGISTER for any class you wish to attend. Otherwise, it's first come first serve and you may be turned away.
We alternate between traditional life drawing sessions with a nude model and vogue style figure painting sessions with a semi-nude or model in costume.
- Nude Model
- Begin with very short poses suitable for gesture drawing and build up to two longer half-hour poses.
- Single light source
- No instruction, peer review only
- Wine is welcome (bring your own or share with a friend)
- Semi-Nude or Costume
- All poses are about 20 minutes
- Multiple light sources
- Some instruction or assistance available by Doug Swinton
- Reference photographs available.*
- Wine is recommended :)
*Reference photos are available only upon a signed model agreement and for a fee determined at each session.
March 18 (figure painting • semi-nude or costume)
March 25 (life drawing • nude)
April 1 (figure painting • semi-nude or costume)
April 8 (life drawing • nude)
April 15 (figure painting • semi-nude or costume)
April 22 (life drawing • nude)
April 29 (figure painting • semi-nude or costume)
May 6 (life drawing • nude)
Price: $12 (drop-in); Card of 10 sessions $100
A card guarantees you a spot!
More Info and Card Available Here: http://www.swintonsart.com/instruction/figure-drawing-painting
The best way to learn how to draw anything is by observing and drawing human beings. If you know how to render the figure well, your skills at creating nonfigurative and even abstract art will be stronger. Life drawing teaches accuracy of observation and leads to the ability to draw or paint any subject.
The more you draw the figure the more you will develop the ability to communicate movement and personality. By using simple lines an artist should be able to give a figure a real sense of life and individuality. You will learn to draw three dimensionally and to make the figures feel like they exist in a real world.