Artistic Anatomy (Register by August 4)

August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019

5 Days

Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Taught by David Barnes

A week long workshop dedicated to the anatomical aspect of Figure Drawing. Each class we will focus on a different part of the figure and study it in terms of basic shape, skeletal landmarks and musculature. The goal is to render the figure more convincingly by acquiring some basic anatomical knowledge.

About the instructor
David Barnes is a mid-career artist who lives in Middletown RI and has his studio in Bristol RI. Primarily a painter, his work engages contemporary social and political issues through the lens of landscape painting. He holds a masters of fine arts degree in painting from UMASS Dartmouth and a bachelor of fine arts from the University of New Hampshire. He has received numerous awards and grants for his work including the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2016. His work is held by the RISD Museum, Salve Regina University, Newport Art Museum and numerous private collections. He currently teaches at Bristol Community College in Fall River and the Newport Art Museum.

Supplies to bring Day 1
One pad of Drawing Paper, one pad of Newsprint (18″x24″ approximately), vine charcoal, charcoal pencils, graphite pencils

Location and Parking
Newport Art Museum School classes are held in the Coleman Center, located at 26 Liberty Street. Please park in our museum parking lots.

Education Policies
Please review our policies and procedures here before the start of class.