Constructing the Human Figure: Male Torso Front View (Ages 18+)

  • This event has passed.

DateMarch 29, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Time09:30 am - 03:30 pm

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States

Member's Price $95

Non-Member's Price $120



Event details

This workshop is designed to give beginners a way to understand and learn how to draw and intermediate to advanced students a way to improve their drawing, focusing on the human figure.  All students will be given a way to understand artist anatomy to help in drawing the human figure.  Francesco will share basics on materials.  He will then cover anatomy, structure, and gesture; core shadows, sighting, and clock angles.  His one on one assistance and feedback ensures beginner student’s understanding nad keeps advanced and returning students engaged and challenged.  This class will include lessons from photographic reference and a live nude male model.  $5 to be paid directly to the instructor for photographic reference.

Supply list:

  • 1 charcoal pencil 2B, suggested General’s Charcoal 557-2B med. ($2)
  • 1 charcoal pencil General’s Charcoal – Peel & Sketch ($2)
  • 1 Stabilo Carbothello Pastel Pencil sepia or sanguigna ($3)
  • 1 pad charcoal paper 14×11 or bigger

Available from instructor 14×11 70 sheets 80lb pad ($10)

  • Newsprint 18×24; 30lb., 100 sheets ($15)
  • 1 Kneaded eraser ($2)
  • 1 Loew-Cornell Sandpaper Block ($3)
  • Blending stumps assorted sizes 4 pc. ($2)
  • An Exacto knife with #11 blade ($5)
  • Drawing materials are also available directly from Francesco at listed price (cash only)
  • $5 to be paid directly to the instructor for photographic reference



Francesco Gillia