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PC Figure, Form + Portraits
This class introduces participants to the basic techniques of drawing the human figure. Students learn to incorporate line, shape, and texture to create images of the human form and face from observation. Techniques are based in foundation drawing principles, and will increase students understanding of form, composition, negative and positive space and drawing materials. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of tools and drawing approaches to render the figure. All materials provided.
Instructor: Todd Elliott
Prior to going to college, Todd worked as a graphic designer intern in his hometown of Rockford, IL, then moved to New York City to further his experience as a designer. He later graduated from Tufts/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with a BFA in Painting. After teaching art and painting for his first few years out of school, he embarked on graduate studies in Painting and Printmaking graduating with an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. There he changed his methods of art from traditional realism, to more abstract pop images inspired by industrial design techniques, paints, sign graphics and sculpture. After graduating from RISD, Todd received a travel grant from his alma mater SMFA, and had his first museum show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Todd also has the distinction of working in the world of commercial art, as a retail showroom designer, prototype graphic painter for Hasbro Toys, and apparel graphic designer with Reebok. His work is in both personal and corporate collections, and he continues to work here in Portland.
Learn more about Todd at http://elliottand.com
+ Dept/Lab Fee: $110.00
Sep 28, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019
9:30AM - 12:30PM