Lecture Series: Anatomy for Artists Online – The Art Students League

Lecture Series: Anatomy for Artists Online

Michael Burban

Michael Burban

Class Description

Anatomy for Artists
with Michael Burban

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

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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