Illustration Academy March Figure Drawing Event

Image by Mark English

Image by Mark English

The next Illustration Academy Figure Drawing Session is scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 6:00-9:00pm. The session is open to the public. It will be hosted at an artist studio in the West Bottoms (1212 W. 8th street, Kansas City, MO 64101).

Each month, we  feature a new local or visiting artist who will join the figure drawing session. Our featured artist for March will the highly acclaimed commercial and fine art painter, Mark English.

There will be two models. We provide a limited number of easels, drawing horses, and drawing boards. To ensure you have the necessary support, please bring your own equipment or arrive early. We will be providing 10 easels and 15 drawing horses. Artists must provide their own art materials. 

Entry is $5 at the door. There will be nude models at this event, so entry is 18+. Artists under the age of 18, must be with a parent or legal guardian and provide a valid consent form.

About Mark English
"Born in Hubbard, Texas in 1933, Mark English has come a long way from his early days painting signs on windows of small-town businesses. For over four decades, English worked as one of America’s top magazine illustrators.  His unique style is easily recognizable in such publications as McCalls, Time, Sports Illustrated, Redbook, Atlantic Monthly, and others. He has won literally hundreds of awards for his work and has been the most awarded illustrator in the history of the Society of Illustrators in New York. His client list includes such notables as IBM, U.S. Park Service, RCA, GE, Ford, GM, and Honeywell." - Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, MO

About The Illustration Academy
The Illustration Academy's 2016 summer workshop is scheduled for June 13 - July 15. During the 5-week illustration bootcamp, students are exposed to an immersive educational environment that explores and maps out the secrets to the illustration industry. The Academy's mission is to shorten the gap that exists between the student and the working professional.

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