Plaster cast of David’s eye, full sculpture by Michelangelo

Cast Drawing

Drawing from plaster casts represents an essential practice within the classical tradition. As examples of great sculptural art, the casts reward close study with insights into how reality is abstracted, simplified, clarified and translated into artistic form. Particular attention is directed toward heads, facial features and hands. Artistic theories of light and shade are presented. Both linear and atmospheric depictions of sculptural form are extensively explored. This class also includes doing copies of master drawings. A wonderful way to understand the decision making process used by another artist!

The Classes

4-week mini-course: Part 1:
Mondays, Jan 8 – Jan 29
3:30pm to 5:30pm
$180
*optional Wednesday evening class

4-week mini-course: Part 2:
Mondays, Feb 5 – Feb 26
3:30pm to 5:30pm
$180
*optional Wednesday evening class

4-week mini-course: Part 3:
Mondays, Mar 5 – Mar 26
3:30pm to 5:30pm
$180
*optional Wednesday evening class

The full 12-week course:
Mondays, Jan 8 – Mar 26
3:30pm to 5:30pm
$432 (includes supplies)
*optional Wednesday evening class

For more information contact Alex Canelos at (845) 255-7612, or through the Contact page.