This 1 day workshop is a chance to learn techniques for capturing a sense of gesture and movement in 2- 10 min. figure drawings. We’ll address ways you can creative an effective structure in a figure while also achieving a volumetric organic forms.
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How it Works
- Students will use reference photos we provide: our Timed Drawing Videos and our Flickr collection during the workshop
Before the workshop
- Students receive access to the Premium Workshop channels.
- Hangout in the workshop channels so we can see your artwork and site, and chat about your goals can make the workshop more efficient.
- Please know that if you have no experience with Discord, it does take some time to get set up and learn how Discord works.
- We highly recommend joining several days before the workshop date so you can learn the ropes, troubleshoot any problems, and get help from us to make the workshop run as smoothly as possible for you.
First 2 hours
- Students draw and take occasional breaks to post their drawings into the Discord text channel.
- On voice, Prof Lieu continually critiques drawings as they are posted in the Discord text channel.
- Each student will speak on voice with Prof Lieu about their drawings.
After the workshop
- Prof Lieu will write a paragraph for each student which reviews the student’s artwork made during the workshop + suggestions for how to move forward.
- A recording of the workshop will be available to workshop participants. The recording will not be available to the public.
- Students have access to the Premium Workshop channels for one week after the workshop date. Ask follow up questions, share resources, and more.
- Limit 12 students
- Enrollment is first come, first serve
- All students are required to join our Discord to participate.
- We require 7 students to run the workshop.
- We will confirm whether the track is running by the Wednesday after the Friday registration deadline.
- If the track does not run, you will receive a full refund no later than a week from the Friday registration deadline.
- All payments are non-refundable if the workshop runs.
- Students must join our Discord at least 24 hours before the workshop starts. There are no refunds if you do not join within this time frame.
- There are no refunds if a student is late or does not attend the workshop for any reason.
- We only issue refunds if the workshop does not run due to lack of enrollment.
- Questions? Contact us.
We understand that many people have limited budgets for supplies, so our premium workshops are structured so that you can use any materials you want, within that workshop’s focus.
Supply Lists: Drawing Media
overview of drawing supplies, ballpoint pen/gel pens, dip pen, brush pen markers, Caran d’Ache crayons, graphite powder, colored pencil, soft pastel, oil pastel, pencil, charcoal, ink wash, scratchboard, oil sticks