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CAT 007-S19-1 | Drawing + Mixed Media: The Costumed Figure

CAT 007-S19-1 | Drawing + Mixed Media: The Costumed Figure

Mon-Thurs 8:30AM-12:30PM 6/24-6/27 Room: D-2

Maximum Enrollment: 8 LBS

Course Description

Participants will draw from the clothed model as well a photo and drawn references. Drawing a clothed figure from observation involves assessing relationships between 2D and 3D, measuring and proportion, translating how clothes fit on a body, rendering fabric and pattern simply, how to design based in historic influences, expression, movement, and stylization. This supports all drawing skills and abilities; use of color and mixed media are both expressive and interpretive. All levels welcome, some drawing experience is helpful. 

This class is specially designed for Art Educators and is offered at a discounted rate.
Please note this class is located in our building at 380 Cumberland Street

TUITION: $130 + FEES: $20
CEUs: 1.6

Alex Rheault is an artist whose media varies from drawing to animation, zines, sculpture and animation. She has been teaching since 1999, starting in Florida, where she taught people from nine to 90 how to cartoon and how to speak Italian. She has worked as a surface design painter for Dorothy Hafner Studio in New York, as an assistant to the video department for Atlantic Records in New York, and as an executive assistant to Wheelock Whitney & Co gallery in New York. In Maine she served as the artistic director for the Quimby Colony project. She has studied at the L'Academia di Costume e Moda in Italy and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She earned her BFA from Parsons School of Design and her MFA from Vermont College.


  • Strathmore drawing pad
  • Art Loft watercolor set
  • crayola crayons/colored pencils, and Crayola markers (Squeakies, etc)
  • optional: water soluble crayons, collage materials, and other dry or wet media.
  • Rag
  • cups
  • brushes 6, 10 and 12 Rounds
  • papers
  • surfaces to use as print plates like bubble wrap, etc.
  • Tearsheets from magazines or printouts of clothing and costume
  • Push pins

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