Classical Drawing: Lessons from the Masters (ONLINE) DR 600CM_ON
with Morgan Dummitt
Copying master drawings is a traditional exercise stretching back to the Renaissance. Learn to analyze great drawings for lessons in proportion, gesture, anatomy, and form. Explore a variety of traditional materials, from chalks to charcoal, ink wash, toned paper, and more. By closely copying the masters, gain a greater appreciation, understanding, and connection with inspirational artists who came before us. All materials will be suitable for the home studio. Instruction will be conducted through video lectures, demonstrations, assignments and individiual Zoom critiques. All levels welcome!
- Learn the basics of proportional measurement.
- Understand the techniques of master drawings - line, planes, and tones - to produce the illusion of volume.
- Master the use of materials used traditional drawing materials.
- Produce several finished copies of admired works of art.
Note: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525
Register by: May 14
Materials List: Dummitt DR 600CM_ON
Thomas P. Anshutz (1851-1912), Cast Drawing: Wrestlers (detail), charcoal on cream laid paper, 18 13/16 x 24 1/8 in., collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1971.8.102, gift of Mrs. Edward R. Anshutz
Session 1: May 25 - Jun 29th, 2021
Tue for 6 weeks from 6:00 - 7:30 pm