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Develop your ability to capture the model’s features and personality by learning anatomy, proportion, and color-mixing.
Lessons and demonstrations will include how to interrupt proportions and views of the head such as how to paint a frontal portrait as well as a three quarter and a profile.
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This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.
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at Penumbra Foundation -
This workshop considers the possibilities of the photographic portrait and identifies several modalities prolific in portrait making throughout history. Drawing on a range of materials as impetus, including art criticism, fiction writing, essays, poems and short stories this eight-week online program will consist of group discussions, creative play...
Wednesday Sep 7th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(16 sessions)
We'll examine what to think about when preparing to shoot a portrait, including the type of portrait and its intended use, from expressive natural portraits to engaging posed portraits, from portraits of family and friends to formal headshots, from street captures to artistic portraits, from social media to prints. You'll learn the importance of light...
Sunday Oct 2nd, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time
Part 1: Elements of Portraiture Live, fully interactive virtual learning We'll examine what to think about when preparing to shoot a portrait, including the type of portrait and its intended use, from expressive natural portraits to engaging posed portraits, from portraits of family and friends to formal headshots, from street captures to...
Sunday Oct 2nd, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
at 92nd Street Y -
Dive into anatomy and discover how to render realistic figures and portraits. Use graphite, charcoal, or your other favorite drawing medium to create lively drawings while honing your skills in understanding the proportions and intricacies of the human body. Work from live models via online video conferencing and participate in class demonstrations...
Monday Sep 19th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(13 sessions)
at 92nd Street Y -
Work from live models via online video conferencing to develop expressive and dimensional drawings. Begin in graphite and move to colored pencils to create expressive drawings while honing your skills in understanding the proportions of human face. For the Supply List, please CLICK HERE
Wednesday Sep 21st, 4pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time(7 sessions)
at The New School -
Telling Your Story: First-Person Illustrated Journalism and Memoir Craft and present your personal narratives via autobio and diary comics, and illustrated personal histories and essays. This course examines approaches to engaging and perceptive autobiography, balanced with illustration techniques for showcasing yourself as a main character. Center...
Monday Aug 29th, 9am - 5pm Eastern Time(9 sessions)
As digital media becomes more visually oriented, having the expertise and understanding of how to engage audiences through visual media becomes more important. Whether you’re a budding photographer, artist, videographer, or visual communications professional, being skilled in communicating messages, emotions, narratives and information in a way...
Monday Sep 19th, 12am - 11:55pm Pacific Time(2 sessions)
at Art School of SF Bay -
This workshop covers everything you need to know about watercolor to use it fluently in your projects: how to mix colors, use washes, work from light to dark, use reserve and additives, and even such advanced technique as watercolor underpainting. You will learn the science behind the watercolor fluorescent colors, learn how to lead your work, what...
Thursday Sep 8th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time(10 sessions)
Learn all the drawing fundamentals that will help you draw realistically and convincingly. This drawing course includes 12 online classes. The classes take place in real-time every Tuesday at 6:30pm Pacific Time via Zoom. The Essential Drawing Course for Beginners covers 12 crucial topics every beginner artist needs to know. You'll be exposed to a...
Tuesday Aug 23rd, 6:30pm - 8pm Pacific Time(12 sessions)
at The New School -
Develop your ability to draw from observation, a cornerstone of visual expression, in this hands-on live session online fine arts studio. You’ll explore unique locations, spaces, objects, and people that inspire to complete portraits, landscapes, and imaginative projects. Develop your skill in using the language of mark making, including line, value,...
Saturday Sep 24th, 10am - 12:50pm Eastern Time(11 sessions)
In the late 1970s, women artists seized the camera, “wresting the means of production of the female image” from the hands of men, as one critic put it, deploying a medium that fabricates notions of gender and self-identity as a powerful tool for transformation and emancipation. These feminist works reimagined not only the possibilities of photographic...
Tuesday Sep 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
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