Our work in class will start with the plaster fragments of Michelangelo’s David such as eye, nose, lips and ear as a model and several preliminary sketches examining the planes from different angles. In addition to drawing from plaster casts and becoming acquainted with drawing the planes of facial features, which prepare you to draw a real human face, we will discuss constructive anatomy to obtain the skills needed to draw a realistic human head. as well. Drawing experience is preferred but not required. Materials fee of $12 is payable to the instructor at the first class.
Please bring an 18 x 24 Drawing pad (not newsprint); a Pencil HB, Eraser and Pencil sharpener.
Elena Belkova studied Fine Arts in Russia and the University of Kentucky.