Bridgman Figure-Drawing BootCamp

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Thursdays through Saturdays
July 9–August 1, 2020
Noon–2pm (Los Angeles time)

This is a bootcamp. You will survive it more easily than military bootcamp, but it requires serious work on between-class projects during solitary confinement in July heat.

The Participant Tier includes my feedback on your work during sessions and meetings. During crits, you will witness me transition from hard-nosed drill sergeant to nurturing medic.

SORRY — Participant Tier is SOLD OUT, but Observer Tier (below) still available.
(See special announcement box at bottom of page.)

The Observer Tier saves you money and includes all 24 hours of instruction. It doesn’t include crits, but as your drill sergeant from a safe distance I will encourage you to team up with your friends, invest your energy together in projects, and if necessary, kick each other’s butts.

The Sessions

Day 1 Thursday,
July 9
  • Intro to “How to Draw the Figure”
  • Overview of the Course
Day 2 Friday,
July 10
  • Proportions of the Figure
  • Three Shapes
  • Straight Line Security
Day 3 Saturday,
July 11
  • Thickening the Figure
  • Three Forms and Variations
Day 4 Thursday,
July 16
  • Poses
  • Balance & Rhythm
  • The Varied Skills
Day 5 Friday,
July 17
  • Twisting Torsos
  • 3D Rhythms
  • Metaphors from Nature
Day 6 Saturday,
July 18
  • Wedging, Passing & Locking
  • Assembling the Figure
  • Memory Drawings
Day 7 Thursday,
July 23
  • Light & Shade
  • Distribution of the Masses
  • Neck & Head Structure
Day 8 Friday,
July 24
  • Bones as Forms
  • Skeletal Foundation
Day 9 Saturday,
July 25
  • Body as Machine
  • Bones & Muscles
Day 10 Thursday,
July 30
  • Hip Joint
  • Leg Muscles & Forms
Day 11 Friday,
July 31
  • Shoulder Mechanics
  • Arm Muscles and Forms
Day 12 Saturday,
August 1
  • Hands and Feet
  • Bridgman in Context

What’s Included

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: If you missed out on the Participant Tier, I’m offering add-on feedback sessions in August. This is for registered Observers only and space is very limited. More info here (some details still TBA).

Buy This BookIf you don’t have a Bridgman collection already, The Complete Guide is the simplest and least expensive resource. That’s why we’re using it for this bootcamp.

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Please note: A free Zoom account is required to attend this webinar.

*Registration closes at 11:59 PM (Los Angeles time), July 6, 2020, or when the session fills, whichever comes first.

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