MAY15-19, 2017


June 19 - 23, 2017



We had to postpone this workshop, new dates TBD very soon!



Chiaroscuro Studio of Art reserves the right to cancel any workshop at any time if the minimum number of students is not reached. The deposit fee will be refunded to the students already registered.










Structural Long Pose Figure Drawing with Dan Thompson














NOVEMBER: 4 weekend workshop, 8th-9th / 15th-16th / 22nd-23rd / 29th-30th.


This is a great workshop you don't want to miss, 48 hours of instrucction. 8 days, 6 hours a day. From 9;30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Top quality materias are included.

We will work with the female figure in the mornings using the Sight-size method, and with the male figure in the afternoon using the Comparative Measurment method.

The workshop program:

First weekend, November 8th and 9th:

• Introduction
• Materials
• Gesture construct and block-in the figure

Second weekend, November 15th and 16th:

• Light and shadow division, the shadow shapes
• Introduction to values, and value relationship
• Light effect, the light fall on the figure

Third weekend, November 22nd and 23rd:

• Structure, articulation of the figure
• Big form modeling, working from big to small
• Variations of the darks, the values inside the shadows

Fourth weekend, November 29th and 30th:

* Rendering of the lights, the values of the lights
• Finishing the drawing
• Conclusions
• Introduction to future workshops (Painting the figure, pencil figure drawing, anatomy, etc.)

• Minimum of students: 6
• Maximum of students: 10

The goal:

By attending the Figure Drawing Workshop for 48 hours during 8 days (four weekends), every student leaves with 2 figure drawings and a basic understanding of the process of drawing the human body. From the block-in to the final rendering.

All workshops are subject to availability. Chiaroscuro Studio of Art reserves the right to cancel any course. Chiaroscuro Studio of Art will aim to provide enough prior notice in the event of a cancellation and all fees will be refunded.

Materials included:

To secure your place and confirm your attendance you have to fill the form below and make a non-refundable deposit of $200.

Please send a check to Chiaroscuro Studio of Art, 5961 NW 102nd Ave. Doral, FL. 33178.

You can also pay with credit card or Paypal.

The amount of the registration payment will be deducted from the balance of fees due.




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