Category Archives: anatomy and figure drawing

NRHS at the Essex Art Center’s 2nd Annual Teen Portrait Exhibit

I am extremely proud of the eight students who submitted work into the¬†Essex Art Center’s 2nd Annual Teen Portrait Exhibit. The reception on Friday night was attended by some of the artists and their families. North Reading High School was … Continue reading

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Understanding Human Anatomy – Simplified

Students in Anatomy and Figure Drawing just completed “simplified anatomy” diagrams that included basic human proportions and labeling of major muscle groups and drawing “landmarks.” This lesson is a part of the year-long process of gaining an understanding of how … Continue reading

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Mannequins in Motion

Anatomy and Figure students merged their understanding of basic gesture lines with accurate contour drawings in this new (but fortunately successful) project. They were asked to create a series of 6 drawings that convey a progression of motion. Web references … Continue reading

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Dia De Los Muertos – Cross Curricular Project

Foreign Language teacher, Mrs. Quigley and I had the great idea of combining Spanish class with my Anatomy and Figure class to explore the interesting connections with Mexico’s rich visual and cultural holiday, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the … Continue reading

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Anatomy and Figure Drawing and Drawing and Painting Updates

In Anatomy and Figure Drawing students have developed diagrams that merge the rules of human proportions with the simple shapes that can be used to convey the shape of major muscle and bone groups. These renderings have been useful guides … Continue reading

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