figure Drawing from life
An Expressive and Dynamic approach
Learn to draw the human figure, where the principles of form and proportion as well as gesture and movement are applied, with the aid of a live nude model.
Learn the fundamentals of capturing the human anatomy with traditional techniques.
In this class, you'll learn how to:
Students will create several sketches of each week's live model. Gain experience, confidence, and knowledge with how to draw from life and capture the human body (each week's model will be nude).
Great for beginning and intermediate level artists.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who want to prepare to paint figures
• those who want love drawing people and gestures
• those who want to learn to draw from life
• adults who want to learn the human anatomy
About the instructor
Anna Dinkel is an artist and fashion illustrator based in San Diego, California. Her art journey started in the USSR, where she attended art programs and went to the college of art and design. She has a masters degree in architecture and degree in a brand management in a fashion industry.
After moving to the United States, she returned to her passion for drawing using charcoal and soft pastels as her favorite media. Her primary subjects are figure drawing and fashion. She has taken multiple pastel workshops and courses from well-known, award winning pastel artists like Dawn Emerson, Tony Allain, Margaret Dyer and Glen Maxion.
Anna believes in the importance of drawing and painting from real life, and enjoys life drawing sessions and sketching on location.
Anna is a member of Red Rock Pastel Society of Nevada, Pastel Society of South California and Urban Sketchers San Diego.
"I've never been associated with a gallery/school that offers a mort supportive and congenial atmosphere. It is easy to create in that kind of environment."