Classical Cast Drawing Workshop
April 8-12 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $415. Space is limited. Early registration encouraged.
To be able to paint realistically, it is essential to be able to draw realistically. Drawing trains the eyes and lays the foundation for painting and working with color. Cast Coping is a traditional atelier training method that uses anatomical plaster casts to allow one to focus and fine tune their foundational skills for high accuracy. Plaster is white so there is no color distracting the student. Beginner and experienced students are welcome. Each student will get a chance to organize a strategic method of thought and process to develop a clear approach to drawing In this class students will draw the Cast from observation in graphite. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy of Block-in and Form Modeling. It is in the understanding and practicing of the visual tools of blocking-in that students will develop their measuring and shape-seeing abilities. In the modeling stage of cast drawing students are introduced to the principles of light on form. Students will be taught the pitfalls of purely visual observation and are introduced to a more conceptual way of seeing nature. This class is perfect for anyone who wants be a better artist.
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