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Drawing Portrait from Old Photos (10 weeks)

Yong Chen
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How to become good at drawing and painting human faces in different angles? This 10-week learning program will help you to understand, analyze, and step by step to capture the correct likeness in your artwork.

The old family photos often bring us the distant memories and deep emotional connections. In this learning program, I will bring you to explore the materials, techniques, and methods of charcoal drawing that will help fulfill those personal needs. After going through this program, you will have more confidence to begin your own projects of drawing your family photos.

We will choose from these references.

Through this learning program, you will learn:

  • How to draw faces in angles
  • Understanding the basics of human anatomy for portraits
  • How to measure for proportions and positions
  • How to compare and balance values
  • How to use different charcoal materials in the process
  • How to use background to service the main objects
  • And more

In this program you will have the experience similar to a remote college learning environment. There is a dedicated website which contains the weekly learning content, references, and homework suggestions. Each week, Yong will discuss the important details of the techniques and processes of drawing with demonstrations to answer all your questions. The weekly interactive classes will lead you through learning and practicing at your own pace, so you will experience productive and positive progress throughout the program.

If you have to miss a class, don’t worry. The full videos of our Zoom class meetings will be uploaded to the class website for your easy review and learning.

When you have completed your homework assignment, upload it to the dedicated class review area for review.

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Join the 10-week online learning program on Zoom with professor Yong Chen, access to "face-to-face" interactive classes and receive weekly progress review.

Mondays, January 2 - March 6, 2023
Class Time
10am-12:30pm EST


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Drawing Portrait from Old Photos (10 weeks)

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