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Learn Drawing Online with Nathan Fowkes

Starts January 13, 2014 This 9-Week course is a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in charcoal. Students Receive 9 Lectures/Slideshows 9 Demonstrations 9 Video Critiques including draw-overs A library of other student critiques Tips and exercises to hone your drawing skills Free 3-month subscription to OnlineLifeDrawing.com Testimonials “Delightfully inspiring and informative.” Dave C “Nathan is a masterful artist...

ONLINE | Nathan Fowkes Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal | Self-Study Course

This 9-week online self-study course.  This is a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in charcoal. ALERT: Nathan Fowkes' nathan-fowkes-step-by-step-portrait-drawing-course-january-13-2014/">Online Critique Course starts January 14, 2013 is now SOLD OUT! Nathan will take you step by step through the practical application of:

  • Emphasizing the structure and planes of the head
  • Clearly rendering the values of light and shadow
  • Designing edges, create likeness and composition
  • Numerous drawing techniques, materials and approaches
Students Receive:
  • 9 Lectures/Slideshows
  • 9 Demonstrations
  • A library of other student critiques
  • Tips and exercises to hone your drawing skills
  • Free 3-month subscription to OnlineLifeDrawing.com

ONLINE | Nathan Fowkes’ Step-by-Step Portrait Drawing Course | January 13, 2014

This 9-Week course is a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in charcoal. Space is limited. Nathan will take you step by step through the practical application of:

  • Emphasizing the structure and planes of the head
  • Clearly rendering the values of light and shadow
  • Designing edges, create likeness and composition
  • Numerous drawing techniques,  materials and approaches
Students Receive:
  • 9 Lectures/Slideshows
  • 9 Demonstrations
  • 9 Video Critiques including draw overs
  • A library of other student critiques
  • Tips and exercises to hone your drawing skills
  • Free 3-month subscription to OnlineLifeDrawing.com
Testimonials:
  • Delightfully inspiring and informative. Dave C
  • Nathan is a masterful artist and teacher. He helps you on your creative journey by sharing his life time experiences in a nine week course. What I learned, I will be working to perfect for a very long time. This class is amazing! Daniel H
  • I felt like I learned a great amount in a short amount of time, and will continually practice the assignments to further develop my understanding of portraiture through charcoal and other mediums. Justin W
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Online Courses | Bluecanvas Article | Winter Registration

Online “Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal” course by Nathan Fowkes We are thrilled to announce the release of our latest online course with Nathan Fowkes, “Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal”, now open for registration, starting January 21, 2013.  Space is limited! This online course is a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in charcoal. Over the course of the class,...

Art Scholarships & Drawing Workshop

Scholarships at LAAFA Current full-time and extension students are welcome to enter the  competition to receive a Contemporary Representational Art Scholarship for the Fall 2012 quarter.  Contemporary Representational Art includes figures, still life, and landscapes. Please click on links above for more information on requirements for each of these scholarships.  Deadline is August 15th!     Nathan Fowkes | August...

Online Classes

“Online Art Classes in your home!” We’re excited to offer artists who are unable to attend our school in-person the opportunity to experience the immediacy and the intimacy of our classes online. Listed below is a partial listing of classes available for sale and in production due out for release in 2013 (classes are arranged in alphabetical order of the...

Classes

LAAFA has a variety of art classes in drawing, painting, sculpting, digital and online for students of all levels.  Art classes in the extension program are conveniently offered 7-days a week in our Van Nuys location to fit your busy schedule.  All art programs are taught by talented professional gallery and entertainment artists. LAAFA was named one of the Top...