The lesson starts with hand drawing exercise, which is essential for painting. Students practice drawings copying the teacher’s works, reproducing the images from photo or printed subject – bidimensional exercise – as well as drawing tridimensional objects and plasters.
First, they exercise on drawing paper and, but then as they learn, they have opportunities to draw on other materials.
It is important to become able to express different intensities of shade and light,
The teacher stresses also the importance to evaluate your own work from the distance far from the easel from time to time, because when drawing there is the tendency to focus too much on the details, losing the balance and failing to see the big picture.
This student is copying a printed image, using the easel.
The teacher says that the eye shadow is well represented, but he advices to emphatize a little more the eye aperture
Here, the 2 students are reproducing a bidimensional subject, working on a drawing board,without using the easel.
The student taped his drawings on the table and continue exercising on the same subject.
The instructor helps out a student who got stuck, employing a model for the explanation.
The class atmosphere: the teacher follows closely each student, giving individualized instructions.