Head Drawing Fundamentals with Brian Knox


Registration Opens July 20th, 2020 at 8am PDT

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.



SKU: N/A Category:


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

Date : Aug 5, 2020 – Sept 2, 2020

Videos Uploaded: 12pm on Wednesday

Level : Beginner 

Emphasis will be placed on gaining an in-depth understanding of the skull, the planes of the head, and the abstraction or rhythms of the head. Students will also work from casts and photographs to prepare for study from life. Individual facial features and how to study them will be addressed.

Video Archives will be available livestream students until Sept 19th.


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

• Smooth Newsprint

• Single Edge Razor Blade

• Sanding Pad

• Kneaded Eraser

Brian Knox

Brian Knox has studied at Watts Atelier since 2012 and is currently working toward a career in illustration. After spending his first 2 years at the atelier focused on drawing fundamentals, he developed an intuitive understanding of basic shapes and the underlying forms of the human body. This makes him well suited for teaching the fundamentals of figure drawing. As a student he is currently focused on composition and painting while participating in the Watts Atelier student teacher program.

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit