• Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff
  • January 14, 2019 to
    February 18, 2019
  • Category: Classes/Workshops

Event Details

  • January 14, 2019 to
    February 18, 2019
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • $140 for Arts Council members & $155 for non-members.
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  • Coconino Center for the Arts
  • 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd
  • Flagstaff, AZ 86001
  • 928-779-2300

Event Description

The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a weekly Figure Drawing Workshop led by Shawn Skabelund begins Monday January 14th, 2019! The workshop consists of 6 three-hour sessions drawing from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm Nothing can be more enjoyable, yet at the same time more demanding, than drawing from the figure. It takes total concentration and can be very taxing by the time a particular session comes to a close, but as one concentrates, one wonders where the time has gone by.   In this course, the instructor uses the formal elements of drawing in describing the figure. Through a series of exercises, students will expand our drawing/seeing skills. The course is specifically set up to help students to see form and apply it onto a two-dimensional surface. This is an opportunity to study and receive personal instruction in figure drawing from award-winning artist, Shawn Skabelund.  Shawn holds degrees from Utah State University and the University of Iowa. A nationally exhibited artist, his work has been featured in Sculpture Magazine and numerous regional publications. Shawn is also a Viola Visual Arts award winner for his exhibition Virga: The Hunt for Water. NOTE: This course is for those who have never drawn from the figure before or have had beginning figure drawing, but have never moved into intermediate or advanced figure drawing courses.

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