Figure Drawing Workshop


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Kennedy 510

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In this drawing class, you will use the figure as a basis for understanding basic drawing elements such as line, form in space, spatial relationships, value, gesture, and composition. The instructor will guide you through drawing fundamentals and thorough observation. Beginners are welcomed and continuing students will also be challenged. We will work with a live model for each class.

Materials Needed:
Drawing Paper Pad 18″ x 24″ (50 sheets min)
Drawing Board with clips
Ebony Pencil
12 sticks of vine charcoal (soft)
2 sticks of compressed charcoal (2B, 4B)
Mars Plastic Eraser
Kneaded Eraser
Black & White Conte Crayon
2 sheets of grey pastel paper (18″ x 24″)

This is an in person class that will meet on MassArt’s campus.

This class has already begun.

Brett X. Gamache

Brett X. Gamache holds an MFA in Painting from the University of New Hampshire along with a BFA from MassArt in Art Education & Painting. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Grant (Italy) and was recently awarded a Blanche E. Colman Award and the John Anson Kittridge Grant. He has received artist residency fellowships … Read more