Sean Cheetham | “Observing The Human Head”
The knowledge of the human figure along with an awareness of composition and shape is essential when drawing. In this workshop, NOH/WAVE/ACADEMY instructor and renowned artist, Sean Cheetham guides you through the steps of drawing the head in an array of positions and lighting setups. While time-based constraints offer an additional challenge, the purpose of this workshop is to build efficiency in observational drawing skills and lead the students to make confident decisions within their drawing processes. These crucial training techniques will strengthen your skills in any of your preferred mediums.
- Materials (02:47)
- 1 Minute Sketches (23:49)
- 2 Minute Sketches (21:43)
- 5 Minute Sketches (20:46)
- 10 Minute Sketches (20:26)
- 20 Minute Sketches (20:16)
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Sean Cheetham was born in 1977 in San Francisco, studied at the College of San Mateo, in California, and earned a B.F.A. degree with honors from Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, California. His paintings have been included in numerous significant exhibitions internationally including the National Portrait Gallery in London. He has a devoted following of collectors and art students that are inspired by his work and distinctive technique. Primarily a figurative painter, Sean is known for his technical prowess in achieving accuracy and harmony in his alla prima paintings which he credits to a deep understanding of drawing and his own system of mixing colors which he uses adeptly to govern shadows, midtones and highlights. In addition to having an exceptional ability to understand, draw, and paint the human form, Cheetham’s selection of subjects typically in familiar urban scenes contributes a truthful and often raw spirit that makes his work distinctive and a contemporary testimony of our time.