This course will run on two different days, so choose what’s best for you!

TUESDAYS, 6-7pm:  May 18 – June 22

or FRIDAYS, 5-6pm:  May 21 – June 25

This 6-week online group course will focus on the basic forms, movement, and proportions of the human head.  We will work from photographs to understand how to draw the head and its proportions from any angle, then make a finished portrait from a photo reference, working alongside the instructor in real time. Recommended materials include graphite or charcoal.


Week 1.  Proportion (Loomis Method) & Skeletal Landmarks

Week 2.  Planes & Anatomy: Eyes & Ears

Week 3.  Planes & Anatomy: Nose & Mouth

Week 4:  Portrait: Construction

Week 5:  Portrait: Notan & Features

Week 6.  Portrait: Details & Shading

Materials List: