APPROACHES TO PORTRAITURE IN LIFE DRAWING
With Jen Robson
Join Artist Jen Robson for a day exploring approaches to drawing the portrait. Learn how to capture a likeness of a live sitter using traditional drawing techniques, demonstrated by Jen, focusing on structure, alignment, tone, line, style and expression.
Jen will be using graphite, charcoal and pastel, join her with this materials list
Staedtler Graphite pencils 6b or up.
Inscribe soft pastels half sticks box of 64 colours
Or bring along your favourite materials to experiment.
Jen Robson is from Dundee, and is DJCAD graduate who works from her home studio in Fife. She makes visceral drawings and paintings based on the human figure. Life drawing informs her practice, as she uses the body as a vessel to explore, respond to, and express the human experience.
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To reduce the spread of the covid virus and protect its employees, tutors and class attendees, FAC will continue to follow Scottish Government advice and regulations in place at the time.
FAC will continue to consider what it can do to reduce the spread of the virus and protect its employees and Centre users.
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· Ensuring that there is sufficient ventilation in the Centre
· Providing sanitiser / signage / introducing online booking
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· Allowing for appropriate physical distancing in classes
· Encouraging people with specific concerns to come and discuss these with FAC
· Carrying out a Full Risk Assessment of the Centre to reduce the risk of infection
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Forgan Arts Centre is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), Charity number: SC008537