Drawing the Figure in Light and Shadow

Creative Arts Workshop
New Haven, CT
IN PERSON Saturdays, 4/15–4/22
9:30 am–12:30 pm
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Learn how to use light and shadow to make your figure drawings come alive! This class will cover the basic concepts of light, shadow, and form modeling and apply it to drawing the human form. We’ll discuss the importance of having a concept of light when drawing and how to use simplification to prevent common value drawing mistakes.

Portrait Drawing Workshop

Portrait Drawing Workshop
Offered through the Hamden Art League
Eli Whitney Museum Carter Studio
IN PERSON Sunday, June 4
10 am – 2 pm
Register Soon on HAL’s website

Learn how to see a portrait as a collection of simple value shapes that come together to communicate form, features and character. In this class you’ll be guided on a step-by-step process to translate the sometimes confounding complexity of a three dimensional head into a set of flat graphic shapes on paper.

Plein Air Drawing at Central Park

Offered through The 92nd Street Y
Tue, Sep 15, 2020 – Tue, Oct 6, 2020
9:30 am – 12 pm ET

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Students will learn the basics of composition and perspective as they translate the outdoor world into a graphic image through the process of drawing. Class will be taught outside on location with short demonstrations and individual coaching. In inclement weather, class will meet in the studio at 92nd Street Y or online.

Free Online Zoom Drawing Class!

“Self-Portraits: Quarantine Edition”

Join me for a free online class tonight to get some tips on starting a self-portrait while in quarantine! I’ll talk about different concepts for self-portraits and give some tips on how to set yourself up and draw your own head.

Apr 1, 2020, 7:00 PM -8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 496 891 760
Password: 274812

Sponsored by the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT. Thanks CAW!

Fundamentals of Drawing (online)

Art Students League
New York City

Mondays and Thursdays, 7:00pm – 8:30 pm ET
Starts September 9, 2022!  Registration is ongoing on a monthly basis.
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This class teaches the basics of structural drawing, depicting light and shadow, and composition through the study of still-life objects. The class is designed to give students a clear process of looking and drawing that can be used both for simple objects and more complicated subjects. Each month will focus on a slightly different topic: contours, perspective, values, sketching, and others. The class is open to all skill levels but is designed to give beginning students a friendly but rigorous place to start drawing.

Perspective Drawing from Observation and Imagination (online)

Met Opera Staircase drawing

Offered through the 92nd Street Y
Tuesdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm ET
4 weeks per session, starts September 21
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Learn the basics-and more-of perspective drawing. 1-point, 2-point and even 3-point perspective will be covered. Student will use these skills to draw objects and interiors from observation and also to generate perspective scenes from their imagination. A good class for illustrators, animators, and anyone who wants to get more comfortable with this powerful method of depicting space in a drawing. The class will be taught with online demonstrations and group critiques of drawings that students work on independently between classes.