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Perspective Drawing (ONLINE) DR 706ES_ON
with Charles Muldowney
Linear perspective is a powerful tool to aid the artist in representing three-dimensional reality on a two-dimensional surface. Study the basic principles of perspective to draw buildings, objects, figures, and interior spaces convincingly from reality or imagination. Presentations and skills-focused exercises will guide students through the basics of one-, two-, and three-point perspective, including measuring and drawing ellipses, arches, and interior features. Learn the history and use of perspective through the centuries.
- Students will learn to use the techniques for creating a perspective drawing.
- Students will better understand and appreciate the use of perspective in the art of the masters.
- Students will learn the history of the discovery and development of perspective.
- Students gain the confidence to expand their own artistic expression.
Register by: May 14
Materials List: Muldowney DR 706ES_ON
Rafael Sanzio, The School of Athens (detail), 1509, Fresco, 16’5” x 25’3” Stanza della Segnatura, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican Web Gallery of Art
Group Critique with James Toogood (ONLINE) IN 747NJ
with James Toogood
Feeling isolated in your studio? Unsure of your next step? A group critique is an excellent means of both relieving artistic uncertainty and ﬁnding inspiration in the ideas and artwork of others in a supportive environment. Join noted artist and PAFA faculty James Toogood for supportive, non-judgmental feedback on your artwork while helping you to dispel feelings of self-criticism or discouragement. Learn to perceive doubt as a tantalizing entry for creative investigation rather than a destructive force.
NOTE: Each critique session will begin at 9 a.m. Each student will receive a 30-minute critique minimum.
Session 1 register by: June 4
Session 2 register by: June 11
Session 3 regsiter by: June 18
Image: James Toogood with students