What you will learn
The Drawing Workshop aims to elevate your proficiency in classical figure drawing through the use of live models. Ideal for those seeking to build a strong foundation in drawing, exhibit their artwork in a portfolio, or unleash their innate visual creativity.
You will learn the general principles and techniques of classical drawing. Each class consists of a theoretical introduction followed by live drawing with a model.
About Lawrence Marvit
Lawrence Marvit is an Eisner-nominated writer and artist who has designed for animated films, television, games, theatre, and comics for such clients as Warner Bros., Universal Studios, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Sony, Disney TV, Wild Brain, S.L.G. Publishing, Oni Press, and Pixar.
He has also taught for many years at The Animation Workshop focusing on story, dialogue, design, composition, color, figure drawing, anatomy, landscape drawing, and art history.
Who is The Drawing Course for?
- You're a beginner who wants to get a solid introduction to drawing.
- You're a trained artist who want to maintain your drawing skills and get a fresh perspective on your work.
- You want to improve your portfolio with drawings.
You're interested in live drawing and croquis.
Most importantly, you want to learn from one of the best drawing artists in the world.
Each class lasts for 2.30 hours with approximately 30 minutes of theory and 2 hours of practical application with individual guidance. The workshop is well suited for beginners and intermediates, but all levels are welcome.
You don't need to bring anything with you. The workshop fee covers all necessary materials, such as pencils, paper, a drawing board, and the model fee.
It is recommended that you attend 6 classes in a row, but don't worry about missing a class! Our workshop is designed to accommodate drop-ins on any day without falling behind. Even if you couldn't make it to the first, second, or any subsequent class, you can easily join the the following class without feeling left out.
Gesture & Construction (21. Feb - 03. Apr)
How do you get a figure to look like it’s moving and beginning volumetrics/form.
Anatomy (10. Apr - 15. May)
Once we have basic gesture and the ability to draw things in 3-D, we can get more detailed into specific human anatomy. And yes, we will be using the Latin names, but don’t worry we’ll take you through all of it.
Rendering (22. May - 26. Jun)
How to add light and dark to a figure drawing to make, it seem both more volumetric and give it different emotional qualities.
Clothed figure (07. Aug - 11. Sep)
Well, we often think of figure drawing as the nude, it turns out to be much more useful in a professional setting to be able to draw the figure clothed. This is especially useful for fashion designers.
History of European drawing through actual drawing. (18. Sep - 23. Oct)
Once we have some basics of barometric figure drawing down, we can start looking at it through the lens of art history. How did our view of painting, and of people change from, for example, the Renaissance, to the Mannerist to the Baroque. What happens when we make a figure Cubist and what does that mean in the context of the time it was done.
Comic book superhero type drawing (30. Oct - 04. Dec)
Using figure drawing to do semi naturalistic, comic book, styles for stories, like superhero, stories, action, adventure, film noir, and fantasy.
Attend one session of the drawing workshop on any Wednesday of your choice.
Perfect for those who can't fully commit to the workshop but still want to occasionally drop in and keep their drawing skills sharp.
Intro Price: 299 DKK
Get a 6-time pass to join our drawing classes whenever it suits you. Attend 6 sessions on the days that work best for you.
Perfect for those looking to significantly improve their drawing skills and seeking flexibility in choosing their class days.
Intro Price: 899 DKK
YOU MAY NEED TO KNOW
Frequently Asked Questions
What's your refund policy?
What's your refund policy?
If you regret your enrolment in the workshop, you can cancel up to 14 days after your registration, but no later than 14 days before the start of the workshop. If you register later than 14 days before the start of the course, there is no right of withdrawal.
If we receive a cancellation request more than 14 days after registration or less than 14 days before the start of the course, we will try to accommodate you if there are participants on the waiting list for the class or if you find someone else who wants to take your place.
If a course is canceled by us, your entry fee will be refunded, subject to force majeure.
Am I able to customise my class selection and attend a mix of different drawing classes?
Certainly! Our flexible drawing workshop offers classes and topics tailored to your interests and needs. While we suggest attending 6 consecutive classes, Lawrence Marvit has structured the workshop to welcome drop-ins at any time, adjusting to your skill level.