Figure Drawing with Erik Gist and Evan Collene

$49.00$235.00

Registration Opens Wednesday January 4th, 2023 @ 8:00 A.M. P.S.T.

Audit: Watch instructor warm up, demo and receive photo reference every week.

Full Participation: Watch instructor warm up, demo, receive photo reference AND receive instructor critique every week.

All videos will be available until two weeks after the 5 week term.

Critiques will be done by new instructor Evan Collene. To see examples of Evan’s work, click below!

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Description

Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class. 

Footage for this class comes from the Winter 2021 Term.

Date : 20-Jan – 17-Feb

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Friday

Level :  All Levels Welcome

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 the model from photographs. The eye will be trained to observe, analyze, and execute edges, values, anatomical nuances, and ultimately calligraphy and idealization. Instructor demonstrations and critiques are standard.

Materials

• Conte 1710b or Wolf’s Carbon 6B charcoal pencil

• Smooth Newsprint

• Single Edge Razor Blade

• Sanding Pad

• Kneaded Eraser

Erik Gist

Erik M. Gist received his B.A. from SDSU in 1998. He began studying with Jeff Watts in 1996, three years later he began to teach and has done so ever since. Erik has worked in the video game industry as a concept designer and 3-D artist and is now working as a freelance illustrator. Erik’s clients include Marvel Comics, D.C. Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Disney, Audible, Wizards of the Coast, Upperdeck, Boom! Studios, Palladium Books, Blizzard Entertainment, Viking Childrens Books, Monkey Brain Books, Quart Publishing, and Chiat-Day. His work can be seen in Spectrum: the best in fantastic art including a nomination in 2018, and Aphrodesia: art of the female form 1 . Along with a Spectrum nomination, he has been nominated for an Illie Award, a Pulp Ark Award, a Chesley Award, and multiple Horror Comic Awards including one win. For more information about Erik’s art please visit his website at www.erikgist.com.

Evan Collene

Evan Collene is an aspiring artist who is currently working towards building a career in illustration. He began his study at Watts Atelier after finishing high school and has continued studying the arts ever since.

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit