Portrait & Figure DRAWING
Open to anyone at any stage and skill level!
This is a drawing course designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing to non-artists, painters, sculptors and/or designer.
The student will learn the skills and techniques in the elements of tools selection, history and use, draw the human head and figure from life, reference materials as well as from creative thought.
By the end of this module, the student will have the basic understanding of the human form and the ability to create realistic portraits. A wide range of exercises, study sketches, the student will be able to create a memorable work of art.
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• Cost $199 (6 classes)
• Thursdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm
• Student parking available in back lot
Artists who want more foundational training before taking this class may want to investigate our Drawing for Beginners class.
Be sure to pick up a Student Parking Pass at the front desk when you arrive.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who want to explore drawing faces and figures
• those who want to learn hand-eye coordination
• those who want stronger rendering skills
• adults who want to strengthen painting in the realism style
About the instructor
Windsor opened his first art studio in the Gaslamp Quarter in 1994. Since then he has artistically explored a wide range of subjects and works in a variety of mediums including pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, linocut block prints and, most recently, terra cotta sculpture.
Windsor's urban landscapes have been exhibited and received awards at juried exhibitions, group shows and corporate venues in San Diego and Southern California, and they are held in many private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. His artistic breadth ranges from plein air to abstract. In 2009, Windsor received Art Kudos International Online Merit Award for Acrylic Landscape painting. He has exhibited internationally including Ankara, Istanbul, Mexico, Yokohama, and throughout the U.S.
Windsor is an Associate Artist member of the California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, International Acrylic Painters Association and San Diego Watercolor Society. He is a former board member of A.R.T.S. (A Reason to Survive), which empowers troubled youth through the arts, and he is former Education Chair of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild. Windsor has also served as a member of the Public Arts Selection Committee of the San Diego Regional Airport Authority Art Program.
Duke is an experienced art instructor who has taught art to both adults and children at numerous venues, and he has juried many local and regional art exhibitions. Prints of Windsor's work can be purchased at Fine Art America.com.