Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Life Drawing Class at Art Institute of California-Inland Empire

(SAN BERNADINO, Calif.) Knowing how to draw from a live human model is important for any artist. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire will show attendees how to do this at its Life Drawing workshop on Saturday, July 19, from 1 - 5 p.m. The workshop will be open at no charge.

“These classes to give budding young artists the instruction they need to improve in their drawing abilities,” said Santosh Ooomen, academic director of animation of the Art Institute of California – Inland Empire .”We are committed to helping artists in the Inland Empire grow.”

The Life Drawing workshops are usually offered on the third Saturday of every month. There are 21 seats available in each class. Students must bring their own pencils and drawing papers. The workshop is open to the public, those 15 years old or above, and the classes are offered at no charge.

“Many people have great creative talents,” Oomen says. “The workshop offers people a chance to focus that raw creative talent into directed creativity. Our goal is to help make better artists.”

Oommen says the workshop involves drawing from a live figure and covers topics such as anatomy and gestures. To sign up for the Life Drawing workshop, or for more information, call The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire at (909) 915-2100.