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Applying 3-D Concepts of Figure Morphology to Drawing with Dan Thompson


Instructor: Dan Thompson
Dates: Saturday, May 20 – Monday, May 22, 2023
Times: 9 am – 4 pm (break 12-1 pm)
Workshop Location: Lyme Academy of Fine Arts
Levels/Ages: This workshop is open to all levels.

This intensive, in-person course has been designed to allow students of all levels to focus on the study of the human figure. Each session begins with an overview of learning parameters; students then apply this information through guided exercises in long-pose drawing. Intrinsic as well as surface characteristics of human anatomy are explored, and historical approaches to figure aesthetics are also discussed.


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Artist Bio

Dan Thompson has exhibited in public and private venues throughout the world, including at the Eleanor Ettinger Gallery (New York City), John Pence Gallery (San Francisco), the Art Gallery of Ontario (Canada), the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), the John Noble Museum (New York), the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the National Arts Club (New York City), the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., and at Beijing’s World Art Museum in China. His numerous awards and honors include the Erlebacher Award from the New York Academy of Art, two Ethel Lorraine Bernstein Memorial Awards for Excellence in Painting from the Corcoran School of Art, and two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants. Thompson currently serves as Dean of Fine Arts at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia and is Faculty Chair of the Certificate of Fine Arts Department at the New York Academy of Art, where he has taught in the MFA program for 22 years.
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