Short Pose Figure Drawing

John Zadrozny is an alumni of the Aristides Atelier at Gage, in addition he has taken multiple workshops at Gage and at BACAA in San Francisco. He has exhibited work at the Fountainhead Gallery in Seattle and has been teaching at Gage since 2014.
1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.
Live Model
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill
  • 24″ x 18″ drawing paper, 65lb to 80lb recommended
    Strathmore 400 or Canson, other brands are fine too
  • Graphite pencils (2B or 4B)
  • Conte pencils (sepia or sanguine) are optional
  • No charcoal please
  • drawing board
  • four 3″ bulldog clips
  • drawing skewer (knitting needle, bicycle spoke, shish kabob stick…)
  • kneaded eraser
  • pencil sharpening tools: an exacto knife and sandpaper (220 grit or finer)
Learn the foundation of classical figure drawing through the practice of the short pose. Develop techniques to capture the movement of varied poses to make simple yet elegant and dynamic figure drawings. Instruction topics include basic anatomy; general strategies to ensure cohesiveness, flow and proportional
correctness; convenient short hands for anatomical features, and discussions of the vocabulary of lines as it pertains to short pose figure drawing.