Figure Drawing on Toned Paper

Grace is a Seattle-based artist who specializes in oil painting and traditional media like graphite and charcoal. She is a pupil of master contemporary painter Juliette Aristides and is deeply invested in the practice of drawing and painting from observation. She exhibits her work around the Pacific Northwest and has been published in Artist and Illustrator Magazine. Grace teaches private lessons for adults and teens and is a youth programs instructor at Gage Academy.
1:00 – 4:00 P.M.
Live Model
Ages 14-18
Capitol Hill
Dive deep into figure drawing fundamentals in this exploration of proportion and value relationships. Taking the nude model as our subject, weekly demonstrations will focus on moving from an expressive gesture to a carefully described and anatomically correct drawing. Students will learn to create the illusion of three dimensions by manipulating light and shadow using a reductive/additive method with charcoal, graphite, and white chalk.