Intensive workshop with Kevin Chen to learn how to work the portrait and the resemblance with the model.

PORTRAIT & LIKENESS ● KEVIN CHEN

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

This intensive workshop focuses on the head, the facial features, to understand the construction and capture the likeness and expressions. Participants will work daily with a live model.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

FundamentalsIntermediateAdvanced

PRE-REQUISITE

Basic human anatomy & proportions knowledge and some drawing experience.

REQUIRED TOOLS & MATERIALS

* Smooth Newsprint pad (18″ x 24″)
* Drawing board with clips (slightly larger than 18” x 24”)
* 4 Kimberly 9xxB Graphite pencil (preferred) or 4 Conte Paris pencil (Pierre Noire HB
* Kneaded Eraser
* Razor blade (for pencil sharpening)
* Rough sandpaper (for pencil sharpening)
* Pen & Sketchbook for note taking. No larger than 8.5” x 11” (something easy to carry)



THE TEACHER

Kevin Chen, born in Taipei (Taiwan), is a freelance concept artist working in the animation, game and film industry. He graduated from Art Center College of Design (BFA in Illustration) and has been working for various studios on projects such as “Hunchback of Notre Dame”, “Medal of Honor: Frontline”, “Call of Duty”, “Guild Wars”, “9”, “Bulletstorm”, “Suckerpunch”, “Men in Black 3”, “Lost Planet 3”, “The Seventh Son”, “Ender’s Game” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2”.
Besides his character & costume design work, he is also the founder of Concept Design Academy in Pasadena, California, where he teaches figure drawing and character design.

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Program

Thursday, May 26th

Day 1 - Morning
Day 1 - Afternoon

Friday, May 27th

Day 2 - Morning
Day 2 - Afternoon

Saturday, May 28th

Day 3 - Morning
Day 3 - Afternoon

Sunday, May 29th

Day 4 - Morning
Day 4 - Afternoon

Date

Thu 26 May 2022 - Sun 29 May 2022
Ongoing...

Time

(28hrs workshop)
09:30 - 18:30

Price

590€

Location

Room 3
14 rue de Trévise 75009 - Paris