FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP SYLLABUS

Ramona, Anthony Ryder, Pencil on paper, 24x18, 1996 

2018 FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP SYLLABUS
JUNE 4 – 15

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 4
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Introduction to drawing materials and demonstration of the envelope/block-in
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (40 minute envelope/block-in)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (40 minute envelope/block-in)


Tues. June 5
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: Block-in and Inner Curve
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (40 minute envelope/block-in)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (3 hr. envelope/block-in)


Weds. June 6
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The principle of fullness and elaboration of the
 contour
11:30 – 11:45: Long break
11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (1-day drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue 1-day drawing)


Thurs. June 7
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The 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 (begin 2-day drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice 
Fri. June 8
9:30 – 11:30: 2-hour Lecture/Demo: The elements of light and shade (pt. 2), modeling the form


11:30 – 11:45: Long break


11:45 – 12:30: Students practice (continue 2-day drawing)


12:30 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue 2-day drawing)

Week 2

Mon. June 11

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 (begin 1-week drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue week-long drawing)
Tues. June 12
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 (continue week-long drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue week-long drawing)


Weds. June 143
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 (continue week-long drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue week-long drawing)
Thurs. June 14

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 (continue week-long drawing)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (continue week-long drawing)


Fri. June 15
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 (continue week-long drawing)

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 4:30: Students practice (end week-long drawing)


© Anthony Ryder 2014