Portrait drawing: 6 Masters, 6 Techniques


In this 6-week course, we will explore a variety of drawing techniques, copying the works of 6 great artists of the past. The techniques we will practice range from Renaissance to Modernism and include works by Del Sarto, Raphael, Le Brun, Kollwitz and more and will give you occasion to practice a wide range of methods and materials historically used for portraiture, develop your technical skills, experiment with new materials and drawing methods, improve your drawing accuracy in depicting the human face.

Charcoal and chalk, graphite, toned paper, pen and ink, pastel, reduction technique, trois crayon, silverpoint, are all methods we will use in this course, making it also a survey in classic drawing methods. You will have permanent access to the recordings of this course, giving you the possibility to continue practicing these methods at your leisure.

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Availability of Courses' Recordings

As part of the services offered by the New Renaissance Atelier, you will have access to the recordings of the video sessions of all the courses you purchased for one year.
You will find the links to the videos in your Personal Video Library that has been set up specifically for you. Please keep this Video library link on your desktop or in your browser for easy access.

In case You missed a course You are interested in, You can purchase the recording of the video sessions, by clicking on the menu above

roberto osti
roberto osti
Roberto Osti teaches figure drawing and human anatomy for artists at the New York Academy of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Formally trained as a medical illustrator before becoming a fine artist, Osti has contributed his work to many science and art publications. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries in Europe and the United States. He is the author of Basic Human Anatomy (2016), an art instruction best seller and classic reference book. His latest book , Dynamic Human Anatomy has been released in March 2021.
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