PORTRAIT DRAWING WORKSHOP SYLLABUS

Elisabeth, Anthony Ryder, Pencil on paper, 17x14, 2017

2019 PORTRAIT DRAWING WORKSHOP SYLLABUS

JUNE 24 – July 5

Classes at the Ryder Studio meet Monday through Friday,
from 9:30 AM to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Week 1
Mon. June 24

9:30 – 12:30: 3-hour Lecture/Demo: Introduction to drawing materials and demonstration of the block-in method of beginning the portrait drawing.
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (3-hour portrait drawing, block-in)


Tues. June 25
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Refinement of the block-in, contour, fullness, elements of light and shade (pt. 1) and block-in of the shape of the shadow


11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (4-hour portrait drawing, block-in)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (4-hour portrait drawing, block-in)


Weds. June 26

9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Elements of light and shade (pt. 2), modeling the form.
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (start of 12-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 12-hour portrait pose)


Thurs. June 27
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Continuation of the development of the drawing, modeling the form
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 12-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 12-hour portrait pose)


Fri. June 28
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Continuation of the development of the drawing, modeling the form


11:30 – 11:45: Long break


11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 12-hour portrait pose)


12:30 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (end of 12-hour portrait pose)

Week 2

Mon. July 1
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The form of the eye


11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (start of 20-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)


Tues. July 2
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The form of the nose
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)


Weds. July 3
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The form of the mouth
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)


Thurs. July 4
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The form of the ear
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)
Fri. July 5
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The form of the hair


11:30 – 11:45: Long break


11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continuation of 20-hour portrait pose)


12:30 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (end of 20-hour portrait pose)
 

© Anthony Ryder 2019