Richard regularly teaches courses and workshops in painting and drawing.  Follow the links below to register for a specific course or contact Richard for information about future classes or private lessons.


FALL 2017

SITU ACADEMY,  WEST COVINA, CA

SEPT 16 - NOV 18 - SATURDAYS 10AM-1PM

PORTRAIT DRAWING

This class is an exploration of the fundamental principles used in drawing portraits.  Structural concepts such as planes and construction will be emphasized, as well as the techniques of tonal drawing.  Analysis and breakdown of the individual features will be an integral part of the class, with special emphasis being placed upon their relation to the whole.  Observation of shapes and the identification of the unique character of each model will be taught as a means of capturing a likeness.

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SUMMER 2017

ART MENTORS, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

JULY 14 - SEPT 1 - fridays 2PM-5PM

LONG POSE portrait DRAWING

This class is an exploration of the fundamental principles used in drawing portraits. Structural concepts such as planes and construction will be emphasized, in addition to the techniques of tonal drawing.
Analysis and breakdown of the individual features will be an integral part of the class, with special emphasis being placed upon their relation to the whole. Observation of shapes and the identification of the unique character of each model will be taught as a means of capturing a likeness.
Learning outcomes for this course include: developing a thorough understanding of the structure and anatomy of the facial features, drawing the effects of light and shadow utilizing the principles of light logic, and understanding how to manipulate edges in order to create a naturalistic depiction of the model and his/her relationship to the surrounding environment.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE