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  • BACAA: Classical Training From Contemporary Masters

    The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier, just outside of San Francisco, began with one woman’s dream to establish a school steeped in the traditions of the European ateliers of the past. Today the atelier is one of the most regarded classical contemporary schools in the country, offering students...
    Posted to Quick Sketches by American Artist on 7 May 2008
    Filed under: Pastel, how to paint, portrait painting, figure drawing, sketching, shading, Drawing Basics, How to Draw People, Art, Artist Daily, Drawing Faces
  • Long-Pose Drawing Basics: How to Keep It Energetic and Alive

    A more finished drawing is possible when a model poses for an extended amount of time, but this luxury comes with particular challenges. Identifying and preparing for the potential pitfalls will improve your figure drawing . To read more features like this, subscribe to Drawing today! by Dan Gheno Academic...
    Posted to The Drawing Blog by American Artist on 19 Jan 2008
    Filed under: drawing, art, Drawing Basics, pastel, figure drawing, how to draw, how to draw people, colored pencil, still life, sketching
  • Masters: Ingres’ Materials

    Ingres taught us much about contours and portraiture. Here, we offer an excerpt from the feature about how the artist's use of graphite on smooth white paper was ahead of his time. by Mark G. Mitchell Portrait of La Principessa Fiano 1817, graphite, 8 5/8 x 6 13/16. Private collection. “So...
    Posted to Learning from the Masters by American Artist on 15 Oct 2007
    Filed under: drawing, oil painting, pencil drawing, Drawing Basics, shading, Pastel, Portrait Painting, sketching, Art
  • Masters: Whistler's Mark

    This expatriate American turned away from realism to create an art of stylish and ethereal beauty, ably represented in his drawings. by John A. Parks Crouching Figure in The White Symphony: Three Girls 1869-1870, chalk on brown paper, 10 5/8 x 10¾. Collection the Freer + Sackler Galleries, Washington...
    Posted to Learning from the Masters by American Artist on 15 Oct 2007
    Filed under: drawing, pencil drawing, Drawing Basics, Pastel, sketching, Art, street art, fantasy art
  • LESSON PLAN: Looking at Impressionist Landscapes

    This valuable lesson plan explains how to teach high-school students to draw landscapes. by Erica Yonks Green Trees 9th grade student, 2006, colored pencil. Grade Level: 9 Duration: three days Objectives • To depict landscapes with the illusion of depth and space by properly laying out compositional...
    Posted to Quick Sketches by American Artist on 16 Apr 2007
    Filed under: drawing, Pastel, how to draw, sketching, Drawing Basics, Art, colored pencil
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