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Figure Drawing Class with Jack Montmeat

Event Date/Time

Oct 22, 2013 to Nov 19, 2013
9:00 am until 12:00 am

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.


Figure Drawing Class with Jack Montmeat

This class will focus on strategies for setting up a good figure drawing. Concepts covered will include: placement of the figure on the page, proportion, measuring, block-ins, and line quality. Basic anatomical terms will be be given to strengthen work. The session will  consist of one different long pose each time, with occasional gesture poses. All levels welcome.

Please contact Jack directly at (860)447-3240 or

Instructor Bio: Jack Montmeat is an award-winning local portrait painter and illustrator with a studio in East Lyme, CT. Jack grew up in Old Lyme, and began taking classes at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as a teenager. After receiving his BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio in 2002, as well as studying in Paris and Florence, he began painting portraits full-time. Jack has received many awards for his portraiture, including winning first place in the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists "Faces of Spring 2007" exhibition which was juried by renowned portrait artist Aaron Shikler. Jack is a three time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. He also recently received a Stobart Fellowship which enabled him to study independently in the museums of Paris. Jack has been teaching drawing and painting as well as monitoring at the Lyme Art Association since 2002. Jack is also an illustrator for Major League Baseball.

Cost $225 for 5 weeks.

Lyme Art Association
90 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT
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