Figure Drawing Fundamentals

IN STUDIO Saturdays, 1–4 pm, 12/4–12/11 (2 Sessions)

individual coaching, students will learn a step-by-step approach to drawing the figure that includes blocking in the basic shapes, checking proportions, and analyzing light and shadow. Some structural concepts will also be discussed, including body symmetry and simple forms. Students will be drawing in pencil or charcoal from a nude model in the studio.

Fundamentals of Drawing (online)

Art Students League
New York City

Mondays and Fridays, 7:00pm – 8:30 pm ET
Starts September 13!  Registration is ongoing on a monthly basis.

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

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.