Portrait Drawing

Dates:January 10 - February 14, 2019
Meets:Th from 10:00 AM to 12 N, 6 sessions
Location:FAC AIR Room
Instructor:Scott Kenyon
Fee: $99.00  Fee Breakdown

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

Learn how to draw a portrait from a photo reference of your choice. In this class, students will learn how to draw the structure and rhythms of the human head. Demonstrations will be given in each class on the structure of the head, eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. In addition, there will be a strong emphasis on values, shapes, and edges. Students will be working in the medium of soft and hard charcoal.


Material list: Medium to large size drawing board. Vine Charcoal: medium, hard, and soft. Kneaded eraser, chamois cloth, and blending stumps. Drawing paper, charcoal paper - 500 series is the highest quality (can be ordered from Dick Black art store or purchased at Service Reproduction downtown Grand Rapids) or Strathmore drawing paper (medium size works well.) *You may purchase materials at, Hobby lobby, Michaels, T-square or service reproduction. Scottfkenyon@aol.com 616.745.8297