Scheduled Dates

3/4/2020   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/11/2020   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/18/2020   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/25/2020   06:30 PM  09:30 PM

Observational Drawing: Figure

Dates: 3/4/2020 to 3/25/2020
Schedule: We 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

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Located in : 41 Cooper Square, 901
Instructor: Eric Hibit

Regular Student: $300.00
In this 4-week course, students draw from a live model to study the
proportion and form of the human figure. Beginning with the basics of
human proportion and observing a skeleton, students "build" figures on
the page by layering lines, shapes, and forms. Modalities such as
gesture drawing and contour drawing create a foundation for student's to
develop their drawings with increased independence. Concepts such as
negative / positive space aid student's ability to see - and thus depict
- proportions in drawing. This course is open to novices with some
experience and those with more experience. Courageous beginners are also

Additional Information

Required Materials

  • 1 pad 18” x 24” white paper drawing (Strathmore or Canson brands)
  • 2 kneaded erasers (any brand) 
  • 1 plastic white eraser (Staedtler brand) 
  • 1 metal pencil sharpener (Maped brand) 
  • 2 large binder clips (to hold pad onto drawing board) 
  • 1 set of drawing pencils including: 6H, 4H, 2H, H, F, HB, B, 2B, 4B, 6B (Blick brand)
  • 1 pack (set of 4) compressed charcoal (General's brand) 
  • 1 pack (set of 2) #2B Conte crayon (black only)

Age Range:  18  -  & UP