Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Upcoming Workshop with Nathan Fowkes

Nathan Fowkes 1-Day Portrait Drawing in Charcoal Workshop Sat, May 1, 2010, 10am-6pm at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art. $140

As a veteran artist and fine arts instructor, Nathan Fowkes has spent many years studying and teaching the use of charcoal as a drawing medium for portaiture. This workshop will be an instructive overview of the materials, techniques, and concepts for succesfull portrait drawing, it will include:

• The fundamentals of constructing the head with the values of light and shadow.
• Principles for creating the illusion of space and volume on a 2 dimensional drawing surface.
• Ideas for portrait composition and creating a likeness.
• Techniques and tips on materials and the drawing process.
• Instructor demonstration from a live model.
• Student drawing time from a live model with instructor feedback.

If you have any questions or if you would like to register, call 818.708.9232.

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