The Figure: Unusual Perspectives with Dean Fortune

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The Figure: Unusual Perspectives
with Dean Fortune


Tuesdays, 6 classes
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced


Offered for:
Winter Session 2 (Feb 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4) – CANCELLED



Using a combination of draped and undraped live models, students will work on their figure drawing skills. Some drawing experience is recommended.

For this session we will use the art of Phillip Pearlstein as a starting point. Whether you like his art or not, his distinctive approach to drawing the figure, leads to the consideration of various aspects of cropping, atmospheric perspective, pattern, lighting, contour drawing and modeling. Of course if you just want to work on your own, you certainly are invited and I will be available for critique and discussion.

Some drawing experience needed to get the most from this class. Intermediate to Advanced level.

Materials list:
General drawing materials
Medium to large drawing pad- sketch paper or newsprint 18x 24(preferred) or 14 x17”
Soft vine or willow charcoal


Member $145
Non-Member $175
Model fee included
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To register by phone, please call the Morean Arts Center at 727.822.7872

PARKING DISCLAIMER: Please note that the Morean Arts Center is located in a rapidly developing portion of downtown St Petersburg, FL. Parking in our two designated lots is limited and cannot be guaranteed. You may have to park your car up to several blocks away in a 2-or-3 hour parking spot. Our instructors are aware of the possibility that you may have to excuse yourself from class to move your car once your parking time has expired. The Morean Arts Center is not responsible for parking tickets nor will refunds be issued on the basis of having to park your car outside of our designated lots.