This workshop is designed to give beginners a way to understand and learn how to draw and intermediate to advanced students a way to improve their drawing, focusing on the human figure. Francesco will share basics on materials. He will then cover anatomy, structure, and gesture; core shadows, sighting, and clock angles. This class will include lessons from photographic reference and a live nude male model. $5 to be paid directly to the instructor for photographic reference. Francesco’s one on one assistance and feedback ensure beginner students understanding and keeps advanced and returning students engaged and challenged. Supply list: • 1 charcoal pencil 2B, suggested General’s Charcoal 557-2B med. ($2) • 1 pad charcoal paper 14x11 or bigger o Available from instructor 14x11 70 sheets 80lb pad ($10) • 1 White plastic eraser ($2) • 1 Kneaded eraser ($2) • 1 Loew-Cornell Sandpaper Block ($3) • Blending stumps assorted sizes 4 pc. ($2) • An Exacto knife with #11 blade ($5) • Drawing materials are also available directly from Francesco at listed price (cash only) • $5 to be paid directly to the instructor for photographic reference • No oils, solvent or fixatives are allowed in the class.