Life Portraits in Graphite

Learn how to accurately draw portraits from life. Students will learn basic drawing skills with graphite pencils, including contour line, hatching, and blocking method, as well as facial proportion measuring and structure study of human faces from life drawing practice.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
    On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
    This instructor speaks Mandarin Chinese, but the class is held in English.

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About the Instructor

Dalton Zheng

Dalton concentrates on figurative art influenced by traditional Chinese aesthetics. As an artist who was born in China, Dalton’s minimalistic style is heavily influenced by his cultural background and contemporary life. Dalton is dedicated to informing a Chinese aesthetic with Western literary themes. His artworks evoke a quiet atmosphere with the clean line and subtle rendering, especially in his portraiture work.

Instagram:  @dalton_zheng

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Life Portraits in Graphite

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Class Details
September 18 - November 66 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $245.00
Member Tuition: $220.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Dalton Zheng
Level: All Levels