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Drapery I: Working from Photographic Reference (Ages 16+)

Alliance for the Arts - Francesco Gillia

Monday, June 6, 2016
Francesco Gillia 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919
Monday, June 6, 2016
Francesco Gillia 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919

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What's Included

The many drawing demonstrations during class will be an effective tool for the student’s comprehension. Students will learn how to simplify and construct different types of drapery from simple yet characteristic shapes and forms. After understanding the basic design of drapery students will draw from a Leonardo da Vinci drapery study in which the fabrics move and wrap around the figure. The parallel between drapery and skin folds will be investigated throughout the workshop. $5 supply fee for prints to be paid directly to the instructor. Supply list: For the student’s convenience the materials below are available, if needed, from Francesco. • Charcoal paper is needed – no newspring • 1 charcoal pencil 2B; suggested General’s Charcoal 557-2B med. ($2) • 1 CarbOthello sepia pencil ($2) • 1 white plastic eraser ($2) • 1 Kneaded eraser ($2) • 1 Loew-Cornell Sandpaper Block ($3) • 1 14x11 70 sheets 80lb pad ($10) • Blending stumps assorted sizes 3 pc. ($2) • An Exacto knife with #11 blades ($7) • All materials also available directly from Francesco at listed price No oils, solvent or fixatives are allowed in the class.

About This Organizer


The Alliance for the Arts is the officially designated Arts organization for Lee County charged with the mission to “facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion and education of arts and culture in Lee County”. 

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  • Alliance for the Arts

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Francesco Gillia 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919
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