Life Drawing Class – with Sarah F Burns

Work on the essential components of figure drawing.  Drawing the figure is often a life-long practice for visual artists.  It is extremely helpful for painters, sculptors and is a fun way to learn anatomy, which gives all humans insight into their own bodies.
In this series we will address:

  • Proportion
  • Gesture
  • Weight
  • Construction
  • Light Effects/Values
  • Character
  • Anatomy

Ten weekly sessions with a lecture/demo each day.
Held Thursdays, September 21 – November 30, 2017. (No class Thanksgiving Day)
10:30 – 11:30 Lecture/Demo
12:30 – 3:00 Drawing Unclothed Model with Individual Feedback

Fee $350 plus $90 model fee


  • HB pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • 14″ x 18″ Drawing Paper (I recommend Strathmore)
  • Sketch Book for notes
  • Tape or clips

Studio will provide drawing boards and easels.

Recommended Reading:

  • Harold Speed The Practice and Science of Drawing
  • Paul Richer Artistic Anatomy
  • Jon DeMartin Drawing Atelier – The Figure: How to Draw in a Classical Style