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Figure Drawing/Painting - Draw301

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Aspects Covered:
  • Value judgments from observation
  • Building, reducing, rebuilding
  • Creating Narratives
  • Figure to ground relationships
  • Proportions and scale
  • Live model and cloth studies
  • Textures and surfaces
  • Alternative materials

The following materials are available at local stores and you may already have equivalent materials. All materials are also available online at stores like www.utrechtart.com and www.dickblick.com and www.cheapjoes.com at student prices. This is a minimum list of materials required for the workshop. You are welcome to bring things like drafting squares and other drawing pencils if you have them.
  • Newsprint pad (white preferable), 18 x 24 minimum
  • Drawing Board
  • Easel
  • Kneaded rubber ‘charcoal’ eraser
  • Charcoal drawing pencils 4B to HB
  • Compressed Charcoal
  • Vine Charcoal
  • Graphite pencils varied 4B to HB
  • White vinyl eraser
  • Basic sharpener
  • White conte crayon or other white pencil
  • Inexpensive 12” ruler or other straight edge
  • Tissues (Kleenex)
  • Painters need canvas minimum size 18x24
  • Acrylic paints in primary colors (red, Yellow, Blue)
  • Mars Black and Zinc White
  • Cotton rags
  • Mixing palet
  • small containers for water and mixing
  • Brush assortment filbert #2, #4, #8, #10

Aditional Materials at your discretion

  • Round and Filbert water based Brushes from 01 to #8 sizes
  • Acrylic Gesso
  • Water container
  • Acrylic or watercolor Black
  • Painter’s rags
  • 18” wide roll of clear tracing paper
  • Scissors
  • Hemp string
  • White glue

The Cookie Rule

If your cell phone, laptop, or other electronic wonder box beeps, blinks or plays the Star-Spangled Banner during the workshop, you are asked to restore your honor with the class by bringing cookies for everyone at the next workshop.





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