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Faces on Display

Anatomy and Figure Drawing students continue to progress in their technical ability to draw the figure. Their ability to perceive and accurately convey contour and form is truly impressive. Here are a few projects that have been on display lately: … Continue reading

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“Apple A Day” Drawings

To help warm up Drawing and Painting and Art Portfolio students, we recently created quick, two-class length drawings of apples. This was an exercise in patience and careful observation. This drawing assignment challenged students to look closely at apples. Beyond … Continue reading

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Musician Portraits on Display

Drawing and Painting students are relieved to have this project under their belts. This was an experimental project, based on the traditional drawing assignment that requires the artist to cut a portrait in half and draw the other side. I … Continue reading

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