Foreshortened Figure with Jeff Watts

$49.00$210.00

Streaming Registration Opens October 20th at 8am Pacific Time

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 week 5 of the term.

 

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Description

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

Date : 10 Nov – 15 Dec

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Wednesday

Level :  Good for all levels

This figure drawing class offers the opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of foreshortening of the human figure. Through use of specific measuring techniques and anatomical rhythms we will learn to solve the unique problems presented by the foreshortened figure. Exercises will be done primarily from the live model in poses ranging from 20 mins to 3hrs, with occasional studies done from handouts. Instructor demonstration and critiques will be standard.

Materials

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

• Smooth Newsprint

• Single Edge Razor Blade

• Sanding Pad

• Kneaded Eraser

Jeffrey R. Watts

Jeff Watts studied at The California Art Institute where he was soon invited to teach as he began his illustration career in the movie industry. However, Jeff’s desire to become an easel painter would draw him back to San Diego where he started a small life drawing and painting studio which has evolved into Watts Atelier of the Arts now managed by Jeff and his wife, Krista.
Jeff’s oil paintings have won numerous awards including First Place Portrait category and Second Place Landscape category from the Artist’s Magazine, two consecutive Second Place Awards at the Salon International Exhibition, three Honor Awards from the Portrait Society of America, 3 Awards of Excellence from Oil Painters of America and 3 Top 100 Awards from Arts for the Parks. Watts’s work has been featured in Southwest Art , American Artist, Art of the West, Western Art Collector, American Art Collector, Drawing and Workshop magazines. He holds Master Signature member status from the Oil Painters of America and is a Signature member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association and an artist member of the California Art Club. Jeff participates in the prestigious Prix de West Invitational at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City and was recently honored with a Solo Exhibition at the Taos Art Museum and Fechin House. He is represented by Trailside Galleries in Scottsdale, AZ and Jacksonhole, WY and Greenhouse Gallery in San Antonio, Texas. For more information regarding Jeff’s fine art visit
www.JeffreyRWatts.com.

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit