Sketching People the Urban Sketching Way


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Instructor, Agnes Wnuk
Saturday, March 28
10 am - 3 pm

Learn techniques and strategies of sketching the face and human form using pens and watercolors quickly and efficiently. Learn to sketch people fast and loose with a watercolor wash at events, coffee shops or where ever you use a journal. Bring a snack/lunch.

What students will cover: Contour and gesture drawing, proportions and perspective, shape and values, mixing skin tones.

Morning (2 hours): Learning about the face:

Facial proportions (front profile)

Perspective (for ¾ profile)

Shape, form and values.

Exercises: blind contour, contour and gesture, watercolor wash


Afternoon (2 hours): Learning to do the body in positions (standing, sitting)                                 

Learning to mix paint colors for face and body

Exercises: blind contour, contour and gesture, watercolor wash

The fee for the 5-hour workshop is $130 and all supplies are included. Class is limited to 10 students.

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