Portrait Drawing

Aron Hart is an award-winning artist and art instructor, living in the Seattle area. He specializes in oil paintings and drawings. Dedicated to learning, Aron has continued to develop his skills over the years, studying locally and abroad, and most recently completing three years in the Drawing and Painting Atelier program at Gage Academy of Art.
  • Gage Capitol Hill
  • Mondays
  • 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
  • 9/11-11/13
  • Price: $490
  • Model: Yes
Supports:

  • Drawing board 18” x 24″
  • Strathmore 500 series white charcoal paper 18” x 24″(Make sure that it’s white, people have been getting the assorted tints by mistake)
  • Rough Newsprint 18” x 24” (to pad your drawing paper, and for sketching)

Drawing Materials:

  • General’s Charcoal pencils (several HB’s & one 2B)
  • Kneaded eraser
  • White eraser
  • Blending Stumps (not the spiral wound ones)
  • Coates Willow Charcoal
  • ChamoisSmall Snap knife from hardware store
  • Sandpaper (one piece of 150 sandpaper is all you’ll need)
  • 2 bull dog clips
  • Wooden skewer (for sighting and measuring)
  • Plumb line (made from a weight suspended from string)
 
Working from portrait models and self-portraits, study the basic concepts of drawing applied to the human form. Discover essential techniques and concepts of proportion, line, value, volume, structure and composition as you learn to think visually, translating what you see into a compelling portrait.

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