BOSTON COMICS Roundtable » Workspace workshop: Using Your Head to Draw the Figure

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Thursday, Aug 24 2017 @ 7:00pm at Cambridge Main Library

Workspace workshop: Using Your Head to Draw the Figure


This Sunday, July 12, Franklin Einspruch will lead a workshop, “Using Your Head to Draw the Figure,” at the Boston Comics Workspace.

You can reserve your spot (for a mere $10) at Eventbrite. 
This workshop will cover the basics of drawing the human figure out of your imagination. It will introduce a simple system that relies on proportion, geometry, and just a little bit of anatomy to get a drawing of a person to read well in a panel. The artist can elaborate on this system to make figures appropriate to any genre, from superhero to slice-of-life. We will also talk about working from reference.
About Franklin Einsprich: While maintaining a studio practice as a painter in Boston, Franklin Eisnpruch is also active in art criticism and comics, & has long experience in alternative publishing. His art has appeared in 18 solo exhibitions and 36 group exhibitions. Einspruch has authored 171 essays and art reviews for many publications including Art in America. He produces a webcomic, The Moon Fell On Me. His imprint, New Modern Press, Comics as Poetry and Aphorism for Artists.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Boston Comics Workspace, Studio A306, 561 Windsor Street, Somerville, MA 02453, Somerville, MA 02143