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Armor, Metropolitan Museum of Art, pencil on paper, 18x24, M. Tobias Hall, 2018

 

SESSION I

Week 1 (Sept. 11-15):

PORTRAIT POSTER STUDIES
Mon.
AM: 9:30-12:30, Poster demo
PM: Poster exercise, pose I, 1st half
Tues.
AM: Poster exercise, pose I, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose II, 1st half
Weds.
AM: Poster exercise, pose II, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose III, 1st half
Thurs.
AM: Poster exercise, pose III, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose IV, 1st half
Fri.
AM: Poster exercise, pose IV, 2nd half
PM: 3hr Poster exercise

 

Week 2 (Sept. 18-22):

PORTRAIT POSTER STUDIES
Mon.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Tues.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Weds.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Fri.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise

 

Week 3 (Sept. 25-29):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: 3hr figure drawing demo, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in

 

Week 4 (Oct.2-6):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Tues.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing

 

Week 5 (Oct.9-13):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Figure drawing, 2-week AM pose (wk. 1)
PM: Figure drawing, 2-week PM pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing

Week 6 (Oct.16-20):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Figure drawing, 2-week AM pose (wk. 2)
PM: Figure drawing, 2-week PM pose (wk. 2)
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing      

 

FALL BREAK – OCTOBER 23 – 27

SESSION II

Week 7 (Oct.30-Nov.3):

PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (poster study + charcoal drawing)
PM: Portrait painting: Begin 6 wk. pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (charcoal drawing + ink-in)
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 8 (Nov.6-10):

PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 2)
Tues.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting

 

 

Week 9 (Nov.13-17):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 3)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing


THANKSGIVING BREAK  

NOVEMBER 20 – 24 

 

Week 10 (Nov.27-Dec.1):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 4)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

Week 11 (Dec.4-8):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose, continued (wk. 5)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

Week 12 (Dec.11-15):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose, continued (wk. 6)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

WINTER BREAK -

DECEMBER 16, 2023 -

JANUARY 28, 2024

 

SESSION III

Week 13 (Jan.29-Feb.2):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.
AM: Demo: Portrait Painting on a Toned Ground (1-week)
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week) 
Tues.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Weds.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Thurs.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Fri.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)

 

Week 14 (Feb.5-9):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk.1)
PM: Class portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 15 (Feb.12-16):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 2)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 16 (Feb.19-23):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 

AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 3)

PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)

Tues.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Weds.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Thurs.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Fri.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 17 (Feb.26-Mar.1):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 4)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 18 (Mar.4-8):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 5)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting


SPRING BREAK -

MARCH 11 – 15
 

SESSION IV
Week 19 (Mar.18-22):

FIGURE PAINTING  
Mon. 
AM: Demo: Figure Painting, poster + short form (poster, brush drawing, form painting)
PM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: Demo
PM: Figure painting
Weds.
AM: Demo
PM: Figure painting
Thurs.
AM: Demo
PM: Figure painting
Fri.
AM: Demo
PM: Figure painting

 

Week 20 (Mar.25-29):

FIGURE PAINTING & DRAWING 
Mon. 
AM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 2)
PM: Figure drawing, short poses 
Tues.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing 
Weds.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing 
Thurs.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing 
Fri.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing 

 

Week 21 (Apr.1-5):

FIGURE PAINTING & DRAWING ON TONED PAPER

Mon. 
AM: Demo: Figure drawing on toned paper
PM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 3)
Tues.
AM: Demo: Figure drawing on toned paper

PM: Figure painting
Weds.
AM: Demo: Figure drawing on toned paper

PM: Figure painting
Thurs.
AM: Demo: Figure drawing on toned paper

PM: Figure painting
Fri.
AM: Demo: Figure drawing on toned paper

PM: Figure painting

 

Week 22 (Apr.8-12):

FIGURE PAINTING & DRAWING ON TONED PAPER

Mon. 
AM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 4)
PM: Figure drawing on toned paper, 1
-week pose 
Tues.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Weds.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Thurs.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Fri.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper

 

Week 23 (Apr.15-19):

FIGURE PAINTING & DRAWING ON TONED PAPER

Mon. 
AM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 5)
PM: Figure drawing on toned paper, 2-week pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Weds.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Thurs.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Fri.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper

 

Week 24 (Apr.22-26):

FIGURE PAINTING & DRAWING ON TONED PAPER
Mon. 

Mon. 
AM: Figure painting, 6-week pose (wk. 6)
PM: Figure drawing on toned paper, 2-week pose (wk. 2)
Tues.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Weds.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Thurs.
AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper
Fri.

AM: Figure painting

PM: Figure drawing on toned paper

 

END OF TERM -
APRIL 26, 2024 

ATELIER 2023-2024 SYLLABUS
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