Hatchmark: Red Chalk Portraiture

WITH DAN THOMPSON  |  8 december—9 december, 2018 |  9:30 A.M.—4:30 P.M.

the art league

105 north union street, Alexandria, va 22314

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PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

Examine mark making within a portrait in red chalk and red crayon on hand-toned paper. Participants discover differences in various media called "red chalk" and their potential applications. Students explore ways of assembling forms in drawings to describe nuances of the human face. Contour, linear characteristics, editing forms, and insights provide a solid foundation for life drawing proficiency. Some class time is spent in paper preparation. Model fees extra. 

2 DAY WORKSHOP

FOR more INFORMATION and a materials list, please contact: The Art league school


structural Portrait drawing

WITH DAN THOMPSON  |  11 January—12 january, 2019 |  9:30 A.M.—4:30 P.M.

southern atelier

7226 21st St. E. Sarasota, Florida 34243

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PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

Living Master Dan Thompson is known throughout the world as a leading Instructor of Life Drawing. His approachable and informative style of teaching is a joy for students of all levels who want to take their work to the next level. This foundational class will bring solidity and structure to ones figurative works through the application of clear conceptual understanding.

This workshop has been created for students of life drawing and portraiture who are motivated to enhance their seeing as they strive to better understand the human figure.  Students will experience a series of lessons, revolving around drawing the head and shoulders, from direct observation.  Using the same pose, the workshop will underscore complimentary drawing techniques that can translate observed phenomena into comprehensive surfaces, informed by structural anatomy.  As the drawings are pushed, nuances will arise from comprehending the tactile nature of organic human form.  The overall exercise is intended to better facilitate a path toward decoding the mysteries of the figure and enhance design decisions in ongoing student drawing from life.

2 DAY WORKSHOP

FOR more INFORMATION and a materials list, please contact: The Southern Atelier


structural figure drawing

WITH DAN THOMPSON  |  19 January—20 january, 2019 |  9:30 A.M.—4:30 P.M.

southern atelier

7226 21st St. E. Sarasota, Florida 34243

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PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

Living Master Dan Thompson is known throughout the world as a leading Instructor of Life Drawing. His approachable and informative style of teaching is a joy for students of all levels who want to take their work to the next level. This foundational class will bring solidity and structure to ones figurative works through the application of clear conceptual understanding.

This workshop has been created for students of life drawing and portraiture who are motivated to enhance their seeing as they strive to better understand the human figure.  Students will experience a series of lessons, revolving around drawing the head and shoulders, from direct observation.  Using the same pose, the workshop will underscore complimentary drawing techniques that can translate observed phenomena into comprehensive surfaces, informed by structural anatomy.  As the drawings are pushed, nuances will arise from comprehending the tactile nature of organic human form.  The overall exercise is intended to better facilitate a path toward decoding the mysteries of the figure and enhance design decisions in ongoing student drawing from life.

2 DAY WORKSHOP

FOR more INFORMATION and a materials list, please contact: The Southern Atelier