Overview

art sketchbook with faces
PDT-Art-05

Let’s Face It : Drawing the Human Head

Drawing the human head has long been a source of  fascination and frustration for artists.  This one-day workshop focuses on developing strategies for drawing a convincing portrait. Topics covered include anatomy and structure of the head, proportion measurement,  drawing individual facial features, as well as how to effectively use a light source to convincingly render the head in space.  Students will draw from direct observation to practice incorporating these strategies into their own drawings.

Supplies for this class are not provided and/or included in the course tuition. A list of needed supplies will be sent out to students 2 weeks prior to the course.

Tools & Materials

PDT-Art-05

Let’s Face It : Drawing the Human Head

Supplies for this class are not provided and/or included in the course tuition. A list of needed supples will be sent out to students 2 weeks prior to the course.

Instructor Bios

PDT-Art-05

Let’s Face It : Drawing the Human Head

  • Jamie Bowman

    Jamie Bowman

    Jamie Bowman is a painter living in Boston, MA. She received her BFA in Studio Art from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and an MFA in painting from the University of New Hampshire. Her awards include residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program, and Mount Gretna School of Art (Four Pillars). She has exhibited her paintings in France, New York, and nationally. Jamie currently teaches drawing and painting at the University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University.

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