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Virtual Portraits in Charcoal (APRIL 13)

Nathan Brandner


with Nathan Brandner

April 13, 20, & 27 (3 sessions)

  • Time: Monday Evenings @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Ages: 16+

  • Cost: $70 (Supplies NOT Included)

Workshop Description
This class will focus on drawing the human portrait in charcoal. Students will learn the basics of anatomy and construction of the head to help enhance their portraiture. This hands on class will also cover shadows and lights and how the two of them work together to create form. Completion of this class will result in a better understanding of drawing the portrait and making the subjects come to life on the paper.

Workshop supplies are NOT included with the registration fee. Students are required to purchase all supplies for this workshop!  Please see below for all required supplies!

1. Richeson Willow Charcoal
Blick - https://www.dickblick.com/items/20004-1045/
Recommended, but not needed:
Instructor Biography
Nathan Brandner is a full time working artist from Wisconsin. His work encompasses landscapes, still lifes and portraits done in an expressive yet representational manner. Executing paintings and drawings from life is the cornerstone of his craft. Drawn to the beauty of the way light interacts with his subject Nathan seeks to illuminate and share the mystery in life that is often taken for granted.
Having a degree from UW-Stevens Point in art, classical training in Florence Italy and education at the Academy of Fine Art in Wisconsin Nathan has taken the time to carefully hone his craft. With continual workshops under modern day masters and studying those who have come before, it is his firm belief that painting and drawing is very much a learned skill. It is a practice that with extensive study anyone with enough curiosity can achieve.

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