This class will use demo footage from the Summer 2020 Term.
Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class.
Date : 17-Jan – 14-Feb
Length: 5 Weeks
Videos Uploaded: Monday 12pm
Level : All Levels
Emphasis will be placed on gaining an in-depth understanding of the body’s underlying geometry and anatomical structure. We will work in a tonal fashion to interpret photo reference. The eye will be trained to observe, analyze, and execute edges, values, anatomical nuances, and ultimately calligraphy and idealization.
• Conte 1710b or Wolf’s Carbon 6B charcoal pencil
• Smooth Newsprint
• Single Edge Razor Blade
• Sanding Pad
• Kneaded Eraser
Ben M. Young
Ben Young has studied and taught at Watts Atelier for the past 20 years. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and conceptual designer. Clients include Sony Entertainment, Reflexive Entertainment, Upper Deck and Blizzard. Ben is currently working on his career in fine art. View more of Ben’s work at www.benmyoung.com