Graphite pencil: 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?

Spring Semester 2022

Teacher: Rosalie Gamache

  • Every other Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM, from May 6 to July 1
  • Every other Sathurday, 12 AM to 7 PM, from May 7 to July 2
  • Every other Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM, from May 8 to July 3

 

Autumn Session 2022

Teacher: Rosalie Gamache

  • Every other Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM, from October 7th to December 2nd
  • Every other Saturday, 12 AM to 7 PM, from October 8th to December 3rd

Teacher: Mélodie Beaupré

  • Every other Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM, from October 2nd to November 27th

 

 

PRICE

  • Semester :  5 courses of 6 hours – 615 $ +tx

 

IMPORTANT: Before enrolling, we require that you first contact us to make an appointment for a free preliminary interview.

A 10% discount for full-time students can be applied if we are notified.

Observation drawing - Autumn session 2022

TEACHER: ROSALIE GAMACHE AND MÉLODIE BEAUPRÉ
615,00 $