4 weeks ON LINE CLASS
on PORTRAIT DRAWING
Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.
JAN 14th to Feb 4th 2021
with Chris Leib
This class examines traditional methods for drawing the human head and features with a focus on achieving a likeness of the model.
Through instructor demo, lectures, and exercises we will examine methods to better render and capture a likeness of a portrait sitter.
We will work from photos.
The teacher will share the zoom link prior the class day.
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THE LINK WILL BE SHARED BY THE TEACHER PRIOR CLASS START.
Topics we will cover include:
- Proportions of the human head and how to get started!
- Rendering various facial features
- Lighting the model for effective rendering
- Expression (if time permits)
White Paper, A4 or larger.
Toned Paper, A4 or larger. This should be a neutral grey or tan toned paper
Pencil - 2H, HB, 2B, 4B
Eraser - Kneaded (also called a 'gum') eraser is most useful for this class. If you have more, a variety of different kinds of erasers is great.
Either of the following for use on the toned paper…
Black or brown or sepia colored pencils
Black or brown or sepia charcoal pencils (pencil style, NOT charcoal stick)
AND… you will also need a couple white charcoal (pencil style) and / or white colored pencils
(Note: if you are using Conte you will need an exacto knife or retractable knife to sharpen with and sand paper, 150 to 300 grit.)