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Fundamentals of Portraiture and Figure for Drawing and Painting - Thursdays 9:30-12:30pm
Fundamentals of Portraiture and Figure for Drawing and Painting
Model Fee: $7 – $15/per class*
*Varies depending on class size.
If you can learn to draw the face or the figure, you can draw anything in the world! Working from a live model, coursework in this five-week class will be evenly divided between portrait and figure. With instruction in both drawing and painting, students will develop observational skills, learning to see value, edges and negative space. A limited palette will be used to explore color, as students gain knowledge and confidence in color-mixing and brushwork. Working with vine charcoal, instruction will emphasize how to capture a likeness both accurately and abstractly. This class is open to all levels of experience. Beginners are welcome and will receive plenty of individualized instruction at the easel. The unspoken benefit of learning to draw and paint is getting into the “zone”. Akin to a meditative experience, both drawing and painting help you feel fully involved, focused and energized.
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Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017
Oak Park Art League
720 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60301
Classes are cancelled when enrollment minimums are not reached. OPAL School and instructors determine this minimum enrollment number. These cancellations may be made up to three days prior to the first day of the class. Students will be notified of the cancellation by email or by telephone. Full tuition will be refunded by mailed check within two weeks of cancellation notification. Students may opt to receive credit for a future class session in lieu of a refund.
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