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Drawing: Classical Portraiture

The Saint John Arts Centre welcomes classically-trained artist and workshop leader, Melissa Kennedy, as she instructs participants in portrait drawing with a live model. This workshop begins with a Friday evening lecture, consisting of a discussion on critical issues for portraiture, while looking at examples of works from various artists as references. Topics include ideas such as; proportions, structure, methods of …

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Understanding Anatomy: Figure Drawing for Artists

In this one-day intensive workshop students will be guided through the process of applying anatomical knowledge to their figure drawings. Instruction will focus on the skeleton and muscles of the human body that are important anatomical landmarks for figurative artists. Examples of these landmarks will be shown through anatomical references as well as looking at traditional figure drawings. Tips on …