Life Drawing ONLINE
Discover the human form in this online course. Guided practice sessions help you draw with greater confidence and ease by building both perceptual and technical skills. This course will include both short and long poses for sketching.
Terms and Conditions of Participation in Online Courses.
Participants must be 18 or older. Spots are limited. Some prior experience with the medium is recommended.
Students to supply their own materials.
Week 1: Study of gestural drawing, focusing on the structural movement of the body. Discussion and demonstration on main axis and axis points.
Week 2: Modelling with directional lines. The relationship between directional lines and contour lines will be explored.
Week 3: Chiaroscuro/Shape reading
Week 4: Proportions of the body and features
Week 5: Modelling the head in colour
Here are some suggested retail outlets where you can purchase your art materials:
Above Ground Art Supplies (discount code: AGOSTUDENT10), Curry’s, DeSerres, Gwartzman’s, Michaels, or any other art supply or discount craft store. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, delays to orders and shipments are very possible. Our instructors will do their best to accommodate alternative materials.
18” x 24” Cartridge paper pad
Conte sticks: Black HB, B, 2B, Sanguine (red brown), Bistre (dark brown), and white 2B (or NuPastel white as substitute)
Chalk Pastel set: 12 or more colours
Erasers: white plastic and large kneadable eraser
Optional: Charcoal pencils, coloured crayons