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, Sept. 9 – Dec. 2 (13 weeks)

5:05 – 6:35 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.

Week 1: Forms of the Head: the Skull & Features
Week 2: The Features continued & the Vertebral Column
Week 3: The Rib Cage
Week 4: The Pelvis
Week 5: The Neck & Chest
Week 6: The Chest continued & Abdomen
Week 7: The Abdomen continued & the Back
Week 8: The Thigh & Gluteal forms
Week 9:  The Leg & Knee
Week 10:  The Foot
Week 11: The Arm
Week 12: : The Arm continued
Week 13: 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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