Abstracting the Figure in Pastel

Instructor: Martin Campos

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - February 7, 8 and 9th

10am - 5pm

 

Students will be challenged to think of the figure in terms of simple interlocking forms and shapes to create powerful design compositions. The aim will be to create dozens of quickly finished sketches each session in order to build strong picture making habits with immediate results. Using charcoal and a limited range of pastels, this class will meet the challenge of creating bold figurative abstractions with the human form as a pretext. Students will:

 

  • Increase understanding of figure proportions and bodily landmarks
  • See combinations of simple shapes and distill them into abstract design

  • Loosen up the drawings through quick sketches

  • Explore what a little color can do

  • Build up a formal drawing from sketches

  • Have fun doing the above

 

Who is this class for: Students with previous figure drawing experience and skills will benefit most from this workshop

    $425.00Price

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    2129 S ST NW

    WASHINGTON, DC 20008

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