Leslie Paisley, Conservator of Paper Department Head at Williamstown Art Conservation Center, takes viewers through the process of treating a fragile work on paper through such means as aqueous water technique– don’t try this at home!
This is the course I wish I could have taken when I first began studying anatomy. It will give you some of the most important and powerful concepts in representational drawing. When you are familiar with these you can make anatomical knowledge your own.
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Have you ever toned your paper? Especially for portrait drawing, this can be a fun little experiment…
I love portraits! The more I draw and paint faces the more I find each one beautiful. A little trick for capturing likeness: When I look at my model, I ask myself “What is it that makes them unique? What do I like about their look?”
Pastel is one of the most versatile drawing tools available to the modern artist. Pastels contain minimal binder or filler and pastel paintings can be created on a myriad of textured surfaces.
Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing including, paper and pencil basics, how to use shape and form to create depth, measuring and proportion, and rendering form with shade.
Spend two hours sketching, drawing inspiration from works in the Morgan’s current exhibitions. Professional artists and educators will be available to assist you.
During this 3-Session Portrait, Drawing Class students will learn how to more easily draw from life (1 pose for all sessions) with artist Kelly Foss, Grand Central Atelier graduate.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci
Throwing in details at the beginning can trick the eye into thinking you’re capturing your subject, but you do so at the expense of overall accuracy.