Lecture Series: Anatomy for Artists – The Art Students League

Lecture Series: Anatomy for Artists

Michael Burban

Michael Burban

Class Description

Anatomy for Artists
with Michael Burban

13 Mondays, Jan. 28 – April 29
5:00 – 6:30 pm

Fee: $250 for all 13 lectures
$20 per lecture
Studio 11
Instructor present everyday
Enrollment limited to 75 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.

Jan 28: Forms of the Head: the Skull & Features
Feb 4: The Features continued & the Vertebral Column
Feb 11: The Rib Cage
Feb 25: The Pelvis
Mar 4: The Neck & Chest
Mar 11: The Chest continued & Abdomen
Mar 18: The Abdomen continued & the Back
Mar 25: The Thigh & Gluteal forms
Apr 1: The Leg & Knee
Apr 8: The Foot
Apr 15: The Arm
Apr 22: The Arm continued
Apr 29: The Hand

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

Stay connected