Miano Method: Drawing and Painting Workshops
Global Paint Along: Drawing the Figure
Learning to draw the human figure is essential for all artists. Life, energy, gesture, movement,
structures, anatomy and form can be found in the study of the figure. Get a taste of Miano
Method during this fun and inspiring event!
Miano Method: Figure Drawing 1/12
Miano Method advocates a painterly way to draw. It is an explainable step by step approach to
learning to capture what you see. Miano will expound upon his unique, attainable approach,
devised over his twenty years of teaching. Life, energy, gesture, movement, structure, anatomy,
form and much more can be understood through the practice of Figure Drawing.
Mass drawing is an essential prerequisite for tonal painting. It is an atmospheric way to draw
which depends more on tone than line. A focus on large masses of tone and edges
conceptually working in layers eases an artist’s progress into painting. By improving ones skills
with charcoal one is improving their skills as a painter. This is the workshop to help you with
Miano Method: Figure Tonal Painting 1/14
Grisaille Painting remains an important part of the program for progressing painters,
yielding incredible results. Through specially designed exercises over time, artists are
improving their ability to see as an artist and translate what they see onto a twodimensional plane.
Many principles of painting are learned through this practice of sculptural drawing with
the brush including but not limited to: paint handling, brushwork, calligraphy, shape,
tone, edge, form, proportion, structure, rhythm, balance, gesture, anatomy, design and
composition. All of these ideas are more readily grasped when a student does not have
the added complication of color. Artists will want to take this workshop as a
prerequisite for their Oil Painting Studies.