In this class we look at what makes a good portrait or figure work, getting a likeness, how to choose a good subject, drawing from life Vs drawing from reference materials and self portraiture.
This class is for all levels of drawing experience, from beginner, to intermediate through to advanced artist. You will be able to work at your own pace and the course covers some basic drawing techniques that can be applied to your portraits and figures
301 Portraiture and Figures. Linda Aubrecht.
We will be using many drawing mediums and you can choose the medium(s) you prefer in both black and white as in graphite, charcoal, ink, colour pencil, pastel (oil and soft) and pastel pencil
Some of the subjects will be provided, others you will need to bring in such as a family photograph, or a picture taken from a book or magazine.
You are encouraged to explore different drawing mediums – some mediums may suit your style better than others.