Observation drawing

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN QUEBEC. Observation painting

 ABOUT

LEVEL 1: INTRODUCTION TO OBSERVATION DRAWING WITH: GRAPHITE, CHARCOAL OR PASTEL

  • Introduction to the draughtsman's tools.
  • Learning to see; Analysis of the subject, composition, relations between forms, right proportions, initiation to the geometrization of shapes (block-in) and linear drawing.
  • Live exercises with clean-cut objects that can be easily broken down into simple geometric shapes. Homework based on Great Masters’ drawings.
  • Perspective # 1: Notions of perspective at a vanishing point.

 

 LEVEL 2: FROM THE LINEAR DRAWING, TO MASS DRAWING

  • Perception of negative spaces vs positive spaces.
  • Appropriate lighting to get volumes that look convincing.
  • Control of the mediums, safety, flexibility, pressure control, weaving.
  • Perspective # 2: The 2-Vanishing-Point Perspective.
  • Artistic Anatomy # 1: The musculoskeletal structures composing the body.

 

LEVEL 3FROM SKETCH TO RENDERING

  • Incorporate all notions specific to different types of drawings.
  • From fast drawing, executed with energy to the most refined rendering.
  • Artistic anatomy # 2: the human body in motion.

 

 WHEN?

  • Every Tuesday afternoon 12:00 - 15:00
  • Teacher: Rosalie Gamache 
  • Fall semester 2018: 2 October - 4 December (10 courses)
  • Every Tuesday evening 18:00 - 21:00
  • Teacher: Rosalie Gamache 
  • Fall semester 2018: 2 October - 4 December (10 courses)
  • Every Wednesday evening 18:00 - 21:00
  • Teacher: Rosalie Gamache 
  • Fall semester 2018: 3 October - 5 December (10 courses)

 

PRICE

  • Fall semester: 500$ + tx

Observation drawing - Fall session 2018

TEACHERS: ROSALIE GAMACHE
500,00 $

Observation drawing - Winter session 2018

TEACHER: ROSALIE GAMACHE
500,00 $

Observation drawing - Spring session 2018

TEACHER: ROSALIE GAMACHE
500,00 $