The Early Registration Deadline is Wednesday the 11th of Aug at 11:59 PM

Drawing the Human Form

A 10-week foundations level course where you learn to draw the human form in correct proportions

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Drawing the Human Form

In this course, you will learn a step-by-step method for accurately and beautifully representing the human form.

Through demonstration and personalized feedback you will go from a drawing composed of basic shapes to a fully rendered piece of art.

Areas of focus will include the proportions of the human body, points of reference on the body that aid with developing a drawing, drawing a body in motion, and foreshortening.

  • Course Type Traditional Drawing Classes
  • Duration 10 weeks
  • Skill Level
    Level 1
    Level 1

    Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

    This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

  • Language English

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Schedule

Note: This section will be offered onsite only. The online sections are available HERE

Class Timings: Mondays from 3 PM to 6 PM, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT or UTC-4h)

Date of first class: September 27th

Duration: 10 weeks

Pre-Requisites

Skill requirements 

To enroll in this course you should have: 

  • A foundation in the basics of realistic drawing, such as basic perspective, proportions and shading.
  • Ideally completed our Foundations of Drawing class or have equivalent practice/experience.

If you are unsure of your skill level, please contact [email protected] for additional guidance.

 

Language and age requirements

You should have at least intermediate level English to take this class. Please note that Syn Studio’s classes are targeted towards adults and students should be 16 years or older to enroll.

Required Materials

  • Pencils: 1 HB, 1 B, 1 2B (we recommend Derwent or Staedtler)
  • A sharpener of good quality
  • Erasers: Kneaded eraser, white eraser, pen shape white eraser
  • Sketchbook (11x14 recommended, should be able to remove individual sheets easily)
  • Tracing paper 9x12 (very translucent) the recommended brand is Canson - Foundation Series
  • 1 white pencil; Faber Castell Polychromos

 

*List subject to change, the official material list will be sent before the beginning of the term.

Course Outline

Learn to draw spontaneously, energetically and accurately and demonstrate a structured approach to drawing the human figure.

*Please note that this outline is from the last time we held this class and we may make some updates and improvements for the coming term.

Week 1: Learn all about the basic proportions and methods for constructing the human body.

Week 2: Create the human form in 3 dimensions and grasp reference points and measurements.

Weeks 3 and 4: Create a convincing silhouette and learn to draw the leg, arm, torso and head easily.

Weeks 5 and 6: Continue realistic rendering of parts of the body and learn the basic 3-tone shading system for convincing modelling and cast shadows.

Weeks 7 and 8: Develop proficiency in drawing the hands and feet from all angles and increase your modelling and rendering skills.

Weeks 9 and 10: Create finished drawings for your portfolio and present completed work in a professional manner.

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Syn Studio offers the highest quality education at the most affordable prices.

This is one of our most popular classes and tends to fill up well before the deadline.

The Early Registration Deadline is Wednesday the 11th of Aug at 11:59 PM

This class is being offered at
$499.00
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