Beginning Figure Drawing

Ryan Weatherly is a Seattle based artist and art educator. He received his BFA from Iowa State University in 2009 and his MFA from the University of Washington in 2013. Since graduating he has continued his studio practice and has had multiple national exhibitions in Seattle, Chicago, New York and Portland. He has given visiting artist lectures at the University of Washington and Steven F. Austin University. He has taught art classes at Gage Academy of Art, University of Washington, and DigiPen Technical Institute. His work is an exploration of personality psychology and neurological studies of empathy recognition and its relationship to fractured and emotive imagery.
Saturday
9/16-11/18
10 A.M.-1 P.M.
$490
Beginner
Gage Capitol Hill
  • Vine and Compressed Charcoal- 15 sticks (at least) of Vine Charcoal (medium)
  • 1 Kneaded Eraser (large size)
  • 1 Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser
  • 1 Large can of workable fixative
  • 2 (each) Drawing Pencils HB, B, 2B and 4B
  • 1 Roll of wide masking tape
  • 1 Drawing Paper Pad (18×24)- preferably Strathmore
  • 1 News Print Pad (18×24)
  • 1 Drawing Board
  • 1 Sketchbook
  • 15 sticks (at least) of Vine Charcoal (medium)
 
Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form. Working from quick gesture drawings to longer, more considered poses you will learn proportion and anatomy; use light and shade to depict volume; and line and tone to describe planar changes in the body.

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