Masterpiece Academy: Drawing People & Portraits
Practice drawing the face & figure by sketching famous artists' masterworks, in this ongoing draw-along class.
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Completed by 122 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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One time-honored tradition of an artists' training is that of the apprentice copying their master's work. This practice is common even today; we will continue in this method by sketching the paintings and drawings of famous artists together during class! Each week, students will be introduced to a classical artist's portrait or figurative work. Students will follow along as I demonstrate drawing techniques and strategies. Skills we will practice include: proportions and pose of the...
Students will practice drawing proportionate human figures, from observation. Drawing techniques including shading, texture, and adding backgrounds will also be demonstrated. Lessons will emphasize naturalism and the unity of the figures we draw.
Students who work more slowly may wish to take extra time after class had ended to complete their drawings.
1 file available upon enrollmentJust paper and a pencil! Good eraser: mandatory. Sketchbooks optional. Also optional: Students may wish to add shading or color using media such as ink, watercolor, colored pencil, etc. This is entirely optional and dependent on the preferences of each student!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Art for Everyone!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
1012 total reviews
631 completed classes
Hello! My name is Kristy, and I am a longtime artist and art educator. I live on the outskirts of town with my husband, puppy, and cat. Before I joined Outschool, I taught full time in public school. I loved my students, and I had so much fun...