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Wed, Apr 06


TAP Centre for Creativity

Drawing Technique in the Classical Method

Wednesday evenings 6:00-8:30pm April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 and 11, 2022 Instructor: Eric Drummond Location: Cocker Fulton Studio

Drawing Technique in the Classical Method
Drawing Technique in the Classical Method

Time & Location

Apr 06, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT

TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas St, London, ON N6A 1G4, Canada

About The Event

Drawing is considered the basic ability to be able to express the power of art in all its forms, such as in painting and sculpture. The final aim will be to acquire the classical academic method of drawing used by the great old Masters and to create with the pencil / charcoal on paper a fully rendered portrait.

This workshop offers to students the introduction to the fundamental bases of academic drawing using its main tools. Moreover, you will learn to select and prepare materials for drawing, measurements and proportions, the artistic effect of chiaroscuro and improve the observation skills and draw realistically. Our Program is made by sessions, each session is the length of two and a half hours. Students will also be shown examples of methods used by the old masters each lesson, and will be encouraged to research, and provide examples of figurative art they connect with.

About the instructor Eric Drummond

After studying Art History at the University of Guelph, Eric was accepted and enrolled at The Florence Academy of Art in 2016. There he was taught to draw and paint the figure from life and compose portraits and still lifes, using the traditional methods and practices developed by the old masters. Eric works only from life. Staying true to the sight size method developed by the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France in the 1800s, he largely crafts his own materials, and hand preps his own canvases. Working from life allows Eric total creative control and interpretation of his subjects.

Wednesday evenings 6:00-8:30pm 

April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 and 11, 2022 

Instructor: Eric Drummond 

Location: Cocker Fulton Studio 

$275 + materials

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