Four Week Course
Mon, June 7- 28, 2021
10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. ET
Taught in English and Spanish
(Members have a 20% discount with code)
This is an ideal Course for beginner-intermediate students who want to learn or improve their portrait skills. No previous drawing training is required and it is perfect for new students or a continuation of previous portrait classes. The class virtually meets once a week for four consecutive weeks.
Students will learn how to correctly represent all the face’s features in detail: Eyes, Mouth, Nose & Ears using several images as visual references in the learning process.
It will cover a great variety of poses and gestures without a model, through analytical drawings, learning to represent the features of the face following: Proportions, measurements, comparison, symmetry, structure, shading and also sketching to capture the facial expressions.
Students are going to have a constant evaluation during the classes while they are drawing, through Individual instruction and demonstrations, and according to how they are doing the exercises proposed, making them aware of all the things they learned and what they have to correct to improve their drawings.
Finally, they are going to practice all they learned in the workshop drawing a complete shading portrait following an image the instructor provides
Class breakdown and materials list will be sent upon registration.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Pablo Contrisciani earned his Masters in Fine Arts, Painting at Facultad de Bellas Artes, National University of La Plata, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally. His work forms part of public and corporate collections from USA, Latin America and Europe. Pablo is an Oolite Arts alumnus (1998-2006 and 2010-2015) and works as a painting instructor since 1998.
You will need the following materials for this workshop:
- Pencils HB, 1B, 2B, 4B, 1H, 2H (one each)
- 1 Charcoal pencil
- 1 eraser
- 1 sharpener
- 1 medium sketch pad; 9 x 12 inches
- 1 small sketchbook; 5 x 7 inches
- 2 8oz Empty cans for water
- 1 masking tape
- 1 small mirror (to make a self – portrait) for example: 8 x 11 inches
- Black artist pens or markers: Superfine point, fine point, medium point & amp brush (one each)
You can purchase materials from the following online retailers Amazon, BLICK & Michaels.