Figure Drawing Workshop with Roberto Osti

Figure Drawing Workshop with Roberto Osti

Don’t’ miss this opportunity to work with renowned artist, educator and author Roberto Osti! Gain confidence in your ability to render the human form and handling of materials. Proportions, anatomy and methods of measuring will be emphasized as you draw with the instructor from a live model. Media and techniques include graphite on white paper, charcoal on white paper, charcoal and chalk on toned paper.

The workshop will include a tour of the exhibition The Human Form: Endless Inspiration, featuring the work of Roberto Osti, Carolyn Pyfrom and Patricia Traub, on view May 22 – June 16, 2024.

Date:  Sunday, May 26, 2024
Time:  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee:  $150 (includes model fee) 
Register by:  May 17 (space is limited)

** Sign up with a friend and receive 10% off both registrations.  Use discount code SP24Class13 at checkout. 

Roberto Osti was born in Italy, where he attended and graduated from the State Institute of Art and the School of Anatomical and Surgical Illustration at the University of Bologna. Osti worked in Italy for 10 years as freelance illustrator for scientific publications. In 1992 he moved to the United States, where he attended the Art Students League in New York City and obtained an MFA at the New York Academy of Art. In addition to working as Illustrator for a variety of publications including Scientific American, Natural History and Scholastic, his work has been featured in exhibits in New York City, Philadelphia, Newark, Cincinnati and other locations in the United States and Europe. He has taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), University of the Arts, Philadelphia, New York Academy of Art and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, Drew University, New Jersey. He is the author of Basic Human Anatomy: An Essential Visual Guide for Artists, Dynamic Human Anatomy: An Artist’s Guide to Structure, Gesture, and the Figure in Motion and the forthcoming Drawing the Body, Reading the Human Form in Art