Friday, August 30, 2019

Like one of your French girls

A workshop on how to pose for painters, sculptors, and illustrators.
Thursday, September 5
Six30 to Eight30
uOttawa Laurier Building, room 320*
600 Cumberland (at the corner of Laurier)

This workshop will teach you the skills necessary to pose for artists and students of art in a variety of contexts. You will learn to develop your range of expression, to make judicious choices for sustaining poses, and strategies to avoid pain. We also discuss the professional context of artist-model collaboration, of the particularities of the drawing studio, and of nudity in the context of artistic creation.

This workshop takes place within a drawing studio. Participants are encouraged to wear loose, comfortable clothing as we will be moving within the space.

The workshop is designed for people interested in posing for the first time and for models with some experience to improve their abilities. There will be ample opportunity for questions throughout the workshop.

Early birds:
$10 by e-transfer ( September 4 and earlier.

$15, payable in cash or e-transfer the day of. Drop-ins allowed, but please arrive on time.

*Accessibility note: the studio is up three flights of stairs. Image: "Allegory of Fortune (c. 1530)
Credit: Dosso Dossi (Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero) (1489-1542)

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