Online: Painting People of Color - Summer IICourse
In this class, students will learn how to paint different skin tones using one limited palette. Over this six week course we will paint two portraits from photographs, using models with different skin colors.
In-Person: Introductory Figure Anatomy - SummerCourse
Students in this class will gain an understanding of how to apply structural and anatomical concepts to their figurative work.
In-Person: Long Pose Drawing & Painting - SummerCourse
Through demonstration, discussion, and practice, students in this in-person class will gain an understanding of how the science of light can be harnessed along with their perceptual awareness to produce convincing works of figurative art.
In-Person: Strategic Drawing - SummerCourse
Learn strategies to better navigate materiality, gesture, proportion, and light and shadow by working from both the Academy's amazing plaster cast collection and the live nude figure model.
In-Person: Drawing The Portrait In Graphite - SummerCourse
This class will explore different ways in which graphite may be applied and manipulated on paper (pencils, paint brushes, stumps, erasers, etc.) and how these varying strategies may be deployed in service of a full and lifelike drawing.
In-Person: Demystifying Portrait Painting - SummerCourse
In this class students will learn my specific process for approaching portrait painting. We will cover how to draw faces, how to do an underpainting, rendering a painting area by area, and how to optimally manipulate oil paint.