Lecture Series: Anatomy for Artists

Michael Burban

Michael Burban

Class Description

Anatomy for Artists
with Michael Burban

Mondays, September 11-December 4
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, 2nd Floor
Instructor present everyday
Enrollment limited to 30 students

This special lecture series provides an in-depth study of human anatomy for artists. League Instructor Michael Burban will give a series of lecture demonstrations on drawing the structural forms of the human figure. Mr. Burban is the author of Lessons from Michelangelo: Figure Drawing Based on Techniques of the Master.

Sept. 11: Forms of the head: The skull and features
Sept. 18: The vertebral column and rib cage
Sept. 25: The pelvis and shoulder girdle
Oct. 9: The neck, chest, and abdomen
Oct. 16: The abdomen continued, and the back
Oct. 23: The thigh and gluteal forms
Nov. 13: The thigh continued, leg, and knee
Nov. 20: The leg continued and foot
Nov. 27: The arm
Dec. 4: The arm continued

 

About the Instructor

Michael Burban is a New York based artist who works in drawing, painting, and installation media. In addition to The Art Students League of New York, he has taught and lectured at The National Academy of Design, Cooper Union and Columbia University to name a few. Mr. Burban has also coordinated painting and drawing workshops in the States and abroad. His book Lessons from Michelangelo was published by Watson-Guptill (1986). He has exhibited at at several New York area galleries and his drawings are in many private collections.

“I have sown the seeds of faithfulness. I have drawn wonderful pictures and opened so many curtains. Maybe you will get to know us.”    —Rumi

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