Monday, February 28, 2011

Book List

At the Academy of Realist Art, Boston our students and instructors are excited about art! We have an extensive school library available for all students. We also encourage students to read and research outside of class. Some of our favorite standard reference books include:

The Practice and Science of Drawing, Harold Speed
The Human Figure, John H. Vanderpoel
Constructive Anatomy, George B. Bridgman
Human Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form, Eliot Goldfinger
Artistic Anatomy, Dr. Paul Richer
Oil Painting Techniques and Materials, Harold Speed
Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters, Rpbert Beverly Hale

Keep reading.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Saturday Classes

Every Saturday morning from 10am until 5pm, Emmy DeMusis, one of the ARA instructors, teaches two figure drawing classes. The class is filled with students of differing abilities and backgrounds. Some students are just beginning to learn how to block in a figure using our comparative measuring system. While one student, with four years of classical training from the Angel Academy in Florence, comes just to practice honing his draftsmanship skills. If you are interested in joining these Saturday classes get in touch with us soon because the next round of classes starting in April is filling up fast.