Head Quicksketch with Ben Young and Evan Collene


Registration Opens Wednesday March 1st, 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 Evan Collene


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

Footage for this class comes from Spring 2020 Term.

Date : March 17th – April 14th

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Friday

Level :  All levels welcome

The emphasis of this class will be gestural lay-ins of the head. Students will work from models posed at 5, 10, 15 and 20 minute sessions in an effort to gather greater knowledge of the human head from various angels. Instructor demonstrations and critiques are standard. Great for students of all levels.

The Livestream Video Archive will be available for all livestream students until April 28th.


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

• Smooth Newsprint

• Single Edge Razor Blade

• Sanding Pad

• Kneaded Eraser

Ben 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

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