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June 09 - 30, 2021

Instructed Life Drawing – Gestural and Structural Approach to the Figure - Onsite Class

Francesco Gillia • 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919 Organized by Alliance for the Arts
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Francesco will begin each class with an inspiring and educational drawing demonstration. The student will then apply the notions learned in drawing a live model for 2 hours. One-on-one assistance and feedback will be provided upon request from the student. The class is designed for beginner to advanced students. You will see and draw by understanding and personally translating the subject instead of just copying. Francesco’s one-on-one assistance and feedback ensure beginners students understanding and keep advanced and returning students engaged and challenged. Lesson topics will include: Introduction to gesture drawing. Essential forms to construct the human figure. Cross-contour lines and landmarks to help give the figure volume and perspective. Connecting volumes, volumes overlaps and foreshortening. Core shadows versus cast shadows. Sighting and clock angles Weight distribution. Simplified idea of anatomy Supply list: 1 charcoal pencil 2B or 4B ($2) 1 CarbOthello Sanguigna pencil ($3) 1 Kneaded eraser ($3) 1 Loew-Cornell Sandpaper Block ($4) Blending stumps assorted sizes 4 pc. ($3) 100 sheet newsprint pad ($15) Drawing materials are also available directly from Francesco at listed price or $30 for the whole kit (cash only) No oils, solvent or fixatives are allowed in the class

Age and Gender

Ages 16-99


Francesco Gillia

10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919

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