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Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting 8 Week Class

  • Red Door Studios 1427 West 9th St Kansas City, KS 64101 United States (map)
Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting
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8 Week Class:
Figure and Portrait Drawing and Painting

Sundays, 2:30-5pm March 3rd through April 28th*
March 30th is skipped to accommodate moving the studio.

Class Fee $320

*Plus Nelson-Atkins Museum Visit TBD by Student Vote

Location: Please note that March classes will be held at our current location in the West Bottoms, while April classes will be at our new space on Shawnee Mission Parkway near Metcalf Ave.

Class will cover all aspects of figure and portrait drawing (primarily in charcoal) and painting in oil. Basics as well as advanced concepts will be covered, so it is appropriate for students of any ability level. Models will be our primary reference, but photos, images of art, etc., will serve as reference as well.

Concepts covered will include:

  • Gesture and proportion

  • Accurate and expressive contours

  • Light logic

  • Likeness

  • Skin tone palettes and mixing

  • Various oil painting techniques

  • Composition

  • Limitations and advantages of photographic references


Earlier Event: February 24
Medium Poses Life Drawing