Life drawing is a foundational drawing class that will focus on the figure. Students will develop perceptual and conceptual skills through exercises, critiques, lectures and strong drawing practice. We will be working with a live model every day, working to gain the skill of translating what is observed through the techniques of drawing. Additionally, students will become familiar with contemporary and traditional art history as it relates to the figure. Specific instruction will include: construction of the figure/body, figurative proportion systems including the head and face, and a volumetric understanding of the planes of the body through line and light. Students explore various black and white media, develop visual awareness, and enrich their capacity for observation and self-expression.
The final week of the program focuses on how to present our work and mount an exhibition, culminating in a gallery event and celebration on July 31st. Students, parents, friends and family are invited to tour the gallery exhibition and college fair.
Scholarships Available: To apply for the Cornish College Extension Programs scholarship, please complete the form below. Only complete applications will be considered.
Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on number of qualified applicants and available funding.
Program Summer At Cornish
Dates: July 7th – 30th, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
Times: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discipline Art & Design
Price $630.00; Early Bird - $550.00 (Register by March 1)
There are no dress requirements needed for this intensive.
Location: Main Cornish Campus, 1000 Leonora St, Seattle, WA, 98121