Focus On The Features-ONLINE | Stephanie Goldman

Beginner – Advanced

  • Tuesdays, September 22 – Octobeer 27 (6 Weeks)

    6 weeks, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM

  • Online – ZOOM

Focus On The Features – ONLINE

Course Overview:

Strengthen your eye-and-hand coordination through direct observation by drawing and/or painting from a “new” model each week. Focus on how to construct a portrait or full figure with special attention to the five main features of the head. Each week we break down one of the main features and learn the nuances of the eyes, nose, mouth, ears, and neck. Beginners are encouraged to work in pencil, charcoal, and pan pastel, while those with more experience may work in other mediums, such as watercolor, acrylics, or oils. All levels are welcome, as instruction and demonstrations are given on an individual and group basis.

We are pleased to offer this class online using Zoom video conferencing. The hope is to mimic, as closely as possible, what normally happens in our classrooms at the Athenaeum. Of course it will not be exactly the same, but in this time when many of us are experiencing anxiety and isolation, our hope is to continue to provide enriching experiences of artistic growth and community building, just in a different format.

The technology to make this happen is actually surprisingly simple (imagine a group FaceTime or Skype meeting). You only need a computer (phone or tablet) with a camera, microphone, and internet connection and we are here to help you should you experience any technical difficulties.

Once you register, look for an email with more information and detailed instructions in the week preceding the class start date.

Stay safe and be well! And thank you for your continued support of our school.

Course Materials:

MATERIALS: Any mark-making materials you have at your home studio. You do not need to buy anything. Let’s draw or paint the model using your current art supplies and see how to get the most out of whatever you have. Please email me with any questions:

Register For Class Through the Athenaeum

Tuesdays, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM

September 22 – October 27

(6 Weeks, 18 total hours of instruction)


$295/315 (includes model)

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