Friday, March 4, 2016

Figure Drawing Class with Richard Luschek

Cast Drawing, 22"x 16", charcoal, by Richard Luschek
From Richard Luschek's blog:
Classical Figure Drawing -This class will be held in a lovely north-light studio downtown at the Pendelton.
The 8 week class will be from 10-1 and start  on Saturday March 26th- May 14th, running for 8 weeks.

The class will cover the basics of drawing the nude figure in charcoal. Easels will be provided. A supply list will be sent to those who sign up for the class.
-          Participants will begin by learning the basics of the visual language, the craft and order of drawing in traditional media.
-          Focus of class: to provide initial or further introduction to the steps taken and principles applied to the art of Figure Drawing. 
This includes:
            i.       the basics of composition
            ii.       the idea of the ‘gesture’
            iii.       using the tools available (charcoal, good paper) and creating a comfortable setup
            iv.       the execution of a start, the idea of the light and dark, and flat shadows.
            v.       Main focus that drawing is the interpretation of form
-     A final session with the model will focus on the head, the drawing or painting (optional) of the planes of the head 
Class fee is $300 and include the model fees. Class size is limited
Email me at to register.

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