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Studying the Figure in Drawing

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Studying the Figure in Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Wednesdays, Sept 30-Nov 18 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $145 (includes $15 model fee)
Instructor: Robyn Smith
Location: online via Zoom

Join us on zoom for this figure drawing class for beginner to intermediate students. Start with a basic introduction to human anatomy for drawing, then work from a live model and your own sketches and photographs of the figure, using charcoal, pencil and soft-pastels. We will discuss lighting and value, how to create a compelling composition, gesture, form, and expressive line. Robyn Smith has an MA in painting from University of Iowa. A long-time professor at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, she has also taught extensively at museums, community art centers, colleges and high schools in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest. www.robynlsmith.com

Robyn will be available 30 mins prior to the start of the first class to help students get set up on Zoom

Materials list:
• General’s compressed charcoal, or Conte compressed charcoal, 3B and 4B softness. 4-5 sticks. General’s is preferred if possible; it’s a little more consistent
• Ebony pencil Graphite pencils, 2B, 3B and 4B
• Staedtler/Mars eraser; white eraser with blue wrapper
• Metal sharpener
• Prismacolor Nu-Pastel color sticks or Conte pastels, set of 10. Be sure to have white pastel or white Conte.
• Blue painters’ tape
• Mat board or smooth-sided masonite 1” larger all around than your paper
• Soft rags (damp tee-shirts cut up are best for keeping hands and work surface clean)
• Small easel or way to prop your drawing for working upright in class

For questions or help with registration, please contact VCA Registrar:
crissyb@vashoncenterforthearts.org or 206-259-3005

 

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October 14
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19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
Phone:
1 206 463 5131

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
Event Category:

Venue

Zoom
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
Phone:
1 206 463 5131