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ODR 105-W21| Drawing the Portrait from Observation

ODR 105-W21| Drawing the Portrait from Observation

3/30- 5/18

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description


Learning  how to draw a  portrait can be intimidating. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to draw portraits or sharpen their skills.

During these 8 weeks we will study how to make a solid head with proportions, anatomy, lights & darks and a lot of character! We will be working from a live model with Zoom.

Homework will be given every week.

Prerequisite: minimum requirement  Beginning Drawing


8 sessions via Zoom with a model

March 30-May 18


1-3pm EST


Tuition: $290 (includes model fees)

CEUs: 1.6



Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo was born in Paris, France and trained in NYC at the Art Students League in the 1970s with Robert Beverly Hale, Marshall Glassier, Joseph Hirsch and Norman Lewis. For more than 35 years her work has been exhibited in both Europe and the US. Adeline also conducts painting workshops in Provence, and Paris, France. Learn more: www.adelinette.com



Newsprint paper ( 18" X 24" pad) & small sketchbook

Large STRATHMORE charcoal pad ( 300 series) 18 X 24

3 Sheets of large COLORED charcoal paper

soft charcoal ( vine or willow ) ( not compressed)

Alphacolor CHAR-KOLE square drawing sticks

one white charcoal stick and or white pastel selection of Pencils ( ie: HB, B, 2B, 4B etc. )

paper towels & or chamois

kneaded eraser

pencil sharpener

masking tape

For the first class have the 18 X 24 newsprint, or charcoal paper, the soft charcoal and a kneaded eraser; this will get you started.

 Please keep in mind that charcoal can be dusty, so it may be helpful to cover the floor of your workspace with a drop cloth to keep your space clean. 

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