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Workshop: Developing the Figure through Drawing and Painting, AZ

  • Scottsdale Artists’ School 3720 North Marshall Way Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 United States (map)

Developing the Figure through Drawing and Painting

at the Scottsdale Artists’ School

April 27- 30, 2020

All Skill Levels

Medium: Drawing, Oil Painting

Cost: $575

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Learn how to paint the human figure starting with a drawing and progressing to painting from the live model. Students will learn a systematic technique via painting models holding short and long poses. The great paintings throughout history always have a beautiful balance of proportion, value, color, and edge. These aspects are what give power and presence to one’s work. Figure painting is deeply rewarding, engaging, and bound to take one’s appreciation and skill to the next level.

Aristides provides frequent demos, breaking down the process of painting into clear and consecutive steps, as well as critique and instruction each session. Students will focus on how to start a drawing and develop proportion, value, color, and edge-work, which will help them to accurately capture a likeness within a limited time frame. Practicing this way over the course of the four days will help to sharpen your observation, and take your skill to a new level.

Visit the Scotsdale Artist’s School website for more info and for any questions

Materials list for Developing the Figure through Drawing and Painting