ONLINE CLASS: COSTUMED FIGURE DRAWING WITH CHARLES HU
Instructor: Charles Hu
Class Duration: January 10 - March 14, 2018
Video Upload Time: Wednesdays 5:00pm PST
Online Full Access: $299
Online Standard Access: $199
Difficulty: All Levels
Charles Hu is a figurative artist and notable art instructor with over a decade's experience teaching figure, anatomy, and head drawing.
In this class, you will be focusing on the elements of quick sketch: gesture, rhythm, line of action, volume, stretch and pinch. Charles will show you how to handle drapery and different fabrics, and you will learn how to use the folds the fabric to benefit the gesture of the pose. You will also learn to unify the action of the pose by creating shapes that give a dynamic read.
You will be experimenting with different mediums like pastel charcoal, fountain pen, marker, ball point pen. The uniqueness of each medium will be covered, including the proper skill set and techniques needed to master every one, as well as their advantages and disadvantages. The goal is to take what you learn from this class and be able to sketch at you favorite locations in your sketchbook.
Online Full Access participants can upload photos of their weekly work into the class chatroom and get a full critique from Charles, where he will trace over your drawings and provide individualized feedback. You can watch the recordings on your own time, and you do not have to participate in the critiques if you don't want to.
The class recording will be available for your viewing every Wednesday by 5:00pm PST. You will receive online access to the recording of the lecture portion for one year or six months depending on your purchase plan. This is helpful to reinforce the principles of each week, and to catch any concepts you may have missed the first time around.
This class is ONLINE ONLY. There will be no in-person seats available for this class. You can purchase Standard Access to this class for $199, or Full Access for $299.
Charles Hu is a figure painter and notable art instructor, and has been an anatomy and figure drawing instructor in Los Angeles for over a decade. In 2007, he co-founded his own fine art school, 3Kicks Fine Art Studio in Pasadena, California, and has influenced and instructed countless students and artists. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He began his instructional career at L.A. Academy of Figurative Arts. His commissions include numerous portrait paintings, character designs for film and game pitches, murals and comic books for the movie End of the Spear. His work has been exhibited at Wendt Gallery in Laguna Beach California. Charles currently instructs at Art Center College of Design and Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.
Sales are non-refundable, but in some cases we can switch a student’s enrollment in a class that has not yet started to another class of equal or lesser value. Art Mentors reserves the right to cancel, limit enrollment, substitute instructors or models, reschedule or modify a class with notice to enrolled students. If a class is canceled, enrolled students will be given a refund. If an instructor is unable to finish a class term, a refund will be given to students at a pro-rated amount.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How Advanced Do I Need To Be To Take This Class?
A.This class is recommended for all levels!
Q.Is This Class Online Or In Person?
A.This class will be ONLINE ONLY. There is no option to attend this class in-person.
Q.Will I be able to get a refund if I change my mind?
A.Sales are non-refundable, but in some cases we can switch a student’s enrollment in a class that has not yet started to another class of equal or lesser value. Art Mentors reserves the right to cancel, limit enrollment, substitute instructors or models, reschedule or modify a class with notice to enrolled students. If a class is canceled, enrolled students will be given a refund. If an instructor is unable to finish a class term, a refund will be given to students at a pro-rated amount.
Q.Is this class live-streamed?
A.This class is not live-streamed. Each week’s video is pre-recorded with the instructor and published on Wednesdays by 5:00pm PST.