Learn Figures

At Kline Academy, we have many options from On-site classes, to live Zoom classes, Workshops with visiting artists and even pre-taped courses. If you need guidance, give us a call (310) 927-2436 or contact us.

Intermediate and Advance Figure & Portrait at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Advanced Figure & Portrait Painting Workshop

William Neukomm

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

The art of the figure presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities. This class will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! In this course, students may choose to either draw or paint the live model. Open to teens/adults, intermediate to advanced levels.

Uninstructed Figure Workshop
In-Person Weekly Course

$10 to reserve a spot, $10 cash at the door

Uninstructed Figure Workshop

Wed. 6:30pm-9:30pm

Step in the shoes of the ancient masters by participating in the age old tradition of drawing and painting from life! This 3 hour session with a live model is a fun way for any and all artists to practice and hone their skills in whatever medium they wish.

Beginning Figure Drawing at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Figure and Portrait Drawing

William Neukomm

Sat. 10am - 1pm

In this class, learn the beautiful language of the line in live figure drawing as well as a quick way to find shadow patterns and shapes. Emphasis will be on proportions, gesture, construction of the three dimensional form, and later details of the body. Teens/adults & all levels welcome.

Beginning Figure Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Figure and Portrait Painting

William Neukomm

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

This course emphasizes an academic approach to painting the live figure and the various techniques used for rendering three-dimensional form. By working with a long pose, you will be given ample time to study the shapes, values of the figure.Teens/adults & All levels welcome.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Classical Painting Techniques Explored

with Cheryl Kline

Wednesdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm

In this online, live Zoom class you will see demonstrations of historical painting techniques by Cheryl. Learn step by step and then practice on your free time. Materials, color mixing and surface preparation and many solutions to solving painting issues will be a weekly topic. Group Critiques for current work in progress will also be offered. Class recording will be available after class.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Procreate Digital Painting

with Masha Keating

COMING SOON

After taking Procreate Beginner Workshop, continue your journey into digital art with weekly support from Masha and your classmates. As you work on your projects, technical and aesthetic questions will come up. Each meeting will begin with Masha addressing every ones questions followed by a demo. Topic of the demo will reflect the needs of the group each week.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 139.00 USD

The Artist's Workshop

with Cheryl Kline

Thursdays 10:00am - 11:00pm

Let's find inspiration. We may visit a virtual exhibit and discuss how artists compose their images and then explore ways that you can dive into a new technique to try it for yourself. Live demonstrations will be your guide. Homework for those who want to try something new and then get feedback. Share a piece that you need help with.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Teen & Pre-Teen Drawing

with Roberto Jaramillo

COMING BACK SOON

In this one hour lecture, Roberto will demo and talk about the lesson for the day. Students will be able to ask questions regarding the material. Students will progress through exploring different materials and subjects. Homework will be provided at the end of the class and will be discussed every week. Open to ages 10 - 18. Class recording will be available after class.

Juliette Aristides, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

$599.00 USD

Tri Color Figure Drawing Workshop

Juliette Aristides

2 Days, Sept. 3rd and 4th, 2021

Workshop fee will include a signed copy of Juliette's newest book! Explore the stages of a technique called Tres-Crayons, a drawing technique made popular by the artist Peter Paul Rubens. It utilizes 3 colors to achieve a subdued and lifelike color theme throughout your drawing. Each day will be informative and lively, with many demos by Juliette Aristides!

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In-Person Workshops

$750.00 USD

Demystifying the Figure: Anatomy Drawing Workshop

Rey Bustos

SOLD OUT | 8 Sundays | April 18 - June 6 | 10am - 1pm

Watch your figurative work go from mediocre to great with this incredible workshop! The class will run with Rey's newest book, Rey's Anatomy: Figurative Art Lessons From the Classroom!

Steven Assael, Graphite on Paper
In-Person Workshops

$799.00 USD

Figure & Portrait Drawing Workshop

Steven Assael

POSTPONED

With COVID-19 and the state order, this workshop has been postponed.

Go beyond just technique to add mystery and narrative to your work in this exciting workshop with a world renowned figurative artist. Learn a narrative approach to drawing the human portrait and figure with an emphasis on anatomy, form and value. Open to all levels!

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