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Life Drawing

5 Weeks, Tuesday Evenings 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15

Main Campus Center TBA, 1000 Lenora St., Seattle, WA

The price of this class is $250. (Includes Materials)
Cornish Alumni Discount A $25.00 discount is offered to Cornish alumni.

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This course is geared towards adults and beginners who may be picking up a graphite or charcoal stick for the first time, as well as more advanced artists who want dedicated time to study the figure.  Throughout this course, students will obtain the basic skills of drawing the human form, including anatomy, observation from life and fundamental exercises in gesture, contour, point-system, shadow edge, and tonal modeling.

Age Ranges: 15 years through adult


Tory Franklin’s narrative work incorporates a diverse amount of media unified with her use of line, pattern, print and scale. Currently, she is focusing on public installations inspired by fairy-tales for Storefronts Seattle, SoundTransit, The VERA Project and Spaceworks Tacoma. She is the recipient of a 2012 Artist Trust GAP grant, and is in the planning stage for several public works for 2013-2014. 

Tory received her BFA in 2000 from Cornish and a MFA in 2007 from Rutgers. She has strengthened her printing skills by working in several print shops between 2002 and 2007, including assisting Ghada Amer at Singapore Tyler Print Institute and Trenton Doyle Hancock at Philadelphia’s Fabric Workshop and Museum. She is the Drawing Studio Supervisor at Cornish and volunteers for The VERA Project and Short Run Seattle and teaches Figure Drawing as well as other classes in the Summer at Cornish Art and Design program.