Figure Drawing: New Techniques and Materials

Geoff Flack is a Colorado born artist currently living and working in Seattle. He is the founder and instructor of the Core Drawing Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art where he also teaches many drawing workshops and classes primarily focusing on the human figure. He holds an MFA in Drawing from the New York Academy of Art and a BA in Drawing from Colorado State University. Geoff’s work has shown in exhibitions in New York and Seattle and has pieces in multiple private collections.
9:30 A.M-12:30 P.M.
Live Model
Gage Capitol Hill
  • Sketchbook (at least 8.5×11″)
  • 11″ or larger water colorblock/pad – smooth surface
  • multiple drawing boards (foamboard preferred, wood ok)
  • charcoal (vine and compressed)
  • graphite pencils
  • erasures (kneaded and white)
  • utility knife
  • artist tape
  • additional supplies will be needed after first class discussion

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Delve into the art of figure drawing and explore different techniques and materials. Engage in a brief history of drawing techniques with Core Drawing Atelier instructor Geoff Flack while observing and practicing how to draw the figure with various materials and from the model. By the end of your study, you will leave class with a diverse and foudnational set of figure drawing skills along with a broadened drawing vernacular. Prior experience in figure drawing is recommended.