The following contribution is by Drawing New York member Sharilyn Neidhardt. Charcoal is traditionally made from burnt sticks, usually willow. Grape vines, as the name implies, are also used for vine charcoal in much the same way. Stick or vines can be set in a ceramic holder to keep them straight, and then are set
It was my great privilege to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art with students from my oil painting class at The Art Students League.
It was an honor to begin teaching at The Art Students League on September 9th, 2017. I have been attending sessions there in one way or another since 1990. It is a momentous moment for me personally and I hope a beneficial addition to the students who study with me. Simon
Dear Drawing New York Member, You are invited to study oil painting with me at The Art Students League starting September 9th, 2017. We will work together in a few ways we have not yet had the opportunity to in our drawing classes. REGISTER HERE Students will learn how to mix and use color, understand oil paint as a
We would like to thank Christopher Pugliese for an insightful, educational and entertaining lecture on artistic anatomy of the foot. You can see the image he drew live during the session. Below are the two books he recommends for studying artistic anatomy. The G. Bammes book has amazing conceptual drawings and an expert approach to
Thank you, as always, to The Morgan Library and Museum, for having me lead Sketching in Galleries. This program is designed to allow attendees to explore their own work with the guidance of an artist. I will be leading this program again on October 14th and November 4th. You can visit this link to sign
We had an amazing time hosting a Sketch Salon with The Museum of The City of New York! On June 15th, 60 sketchers turned out to draw from three live musicians and our fashion model. Dick Blick sponsored $5 gift cards for the first 20 attendees and Copic Marker sponsored 60 sketchbooks and markers for
On Sunday May 21st, 2017, Drawing New York presented fine artist David Kassan for a Five-Hour Drawing Demo and Lecture/Q&A. Mr. Kassan drew from a live model for the entirety of this session. He answered questions from the audience while he worked.