Course Summary

An ideal introduction for beginners to explore drawing the human figure using a live model. Focusing on body proportion and shape and learning the techniques of shading to bring out definition of muscles and finer features.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 12th May - 1 class

Session ID HXP33302C
12 May - 12 May 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$209 / $199 (conc)
Peter Grziwotz

Learn the basic disciplinary skills and techniques required to complete successful, observational drawings of the human figure.

Areas of study include: Introduction to the skeleton and simple proportions, the use of contour lines to improve observation and dynamic line to study gesture. Introduction to tonal values and modelling.

Students will develop the skills required to successfully draw the structural anatomy of the figure.
Gain a comprehensive knowledge of how to use drawing materials whilst being encouraged to complete pictures that reflect your own personal aesthetic.

Please bring to class:

– HB pencil

– 5 sticks finger medium (finger width) willow charcoal

– kneadable eraser

– 2 x bull dog clips

– approx. 20 sheets bulky newsprint (butchers paper / large rough paper)


materials cost approx $25, depending on what materials you already have at home.

Last updated: February 18, 2018 12:10am