Workshop

Saturday Instructional Drawing Course

October 14, 2017 | 1:00 pm to December 09, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday afternoons to hone your figure drawing skills with instructor and artist, Eric Michelson.

This course will focus on the practical skills needed to express the human form, concentrating on gesture, line, proportion, anatomy and a clear understanding of light and shadow. The aim is to help the student identify the essential elements of the figure and express it, and to understand that these skills are the same whether your drawing is a quick study or a fully modeled one. Sessions will consist of short and long poses with live model.

Materials needed: A few charcoal pencils, a kneaded eraser and an 18 x 24” newsprint pad are all that is required, but feel free to bring any additional materials you would like to use. We will supply easels.

About Eric Michelson: Eric is a working artist in NYC with over 30 years experience teaching in various schools including the Art Students League, National Academy of Design and the 92nd Street Y. His paintings are in many private collections consisting of portraits, still-life and large canvases both biblical and mythological.

Complete list of class dates:
October 14th, 21st, and 28th
November 4th, 11th, and 18th (no class November 25th)
December 2nd and 9th

Tuition: $320 for 8 week program. Live model.
The class is limited to 10 students. Only 4 spots left! Classes are held in the fourth floor Library. 

 

Eric Michelson

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