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.
Thursdays 7 to 9-pm, 9 lectures:
July 2: forms of head and features
July 9: features continued, vertebral column, ribcage
July 16: ribcage continued and the pelvis
July 23: the neck and chest
July 30: the abdomen & back
August 6: the thigh and gluteal forms
August 13: the leg & knee
August 20: the foot & arm
August 27: the arm continued and the hand
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