We’re thrilled to be participating in the American Medical Illustrators Annual Conference at Mayo Clinic! This years event features dozens of presentations from luminaries in the biomedical visualization field on diverse topics including: The Microanatomy of the Human Inner Ear, by Dr. Robert D. Acland Using Stereoscopy in Scientific Animation, by Ana María Campos The […]Read More
I recently completed a new drawing at the studio titled White Pitcher & Nautilus. My intention is to develop a collection of drawings to use as supporting material for our upcoming online course Drawing Basics. But while working on it I became aware that I don’t think I’ve ever done a still life image that […]Read More
With each new video release on YouTube, we like to follow-up with an extended version for those interested in learning more. Last month we released our latest time-lapse demonstration video featuring the development of a cast drawing from start to finish. Today, we’re announcing the downloadable version, featuring – as usual – an instructional narration that explains […]Read More
The time-lapse demo videos we’ve put on YouTube have been an unexpected pleasure. They’re fun to make and to share, and they’ve proved to be more popular than we ever anticipated, helping us to build a small but growing audience on YouTube, and more broadly online. Since the last few months of 2013 were consumed […]Read More
We’re half-way through our portrait workshop for January and we’re reminded once again of the advantages that come from focus. Many of our classes meet on a weekly basis, which suits our students’ schedules perfectly. But 7 days between class sessions can feel like an eternity – it can take time to find your place […]Read More
Our online course in portrait drawing has been live for just over 2 months now and we couldn’t be happier with how it’s going. We’ve had scads of new students sign up for the course, with some completing it in just a few days while others bide their time, waiting for the perfect opportunity to […]Read More
A year of growth With the first few days of 2014 already in the past, we’re looking back on a pivotal year. Our mission for 2013 was to expand our offerings both in the studio and online, and we’ve accomplished both. Uptake on our Weekday Atelier program –introduced last January – has exceeded our expectations, […]Read More
Join us for our first annual Holiday Cookie Swap at Vitruvian. Here’s how it works: Bring cookies. Swap them for other cookies. Eat the cookies. Drink and Be Merry. When? Friday, December 13th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm Where? Vitruvian Fine Art Studio 1735 N. Ashland Ave, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60622 We hope to see you […]Read More
I just finished my first time through. It will take a lot of practice, I think, but I couldn’t be happier with the course. Thank you. It was as if I was sitting next to you in the studio and your explanations were terrific. — Tim Madden, Queensland, Australia [hr] Portrait Drawing — The Complete Online […]Read More
Our newest time-lapse portrait drawing demonstration is currently live on YouTube… But this one is special. The clips used are all extracted from a larger project we’ve been working on: Portrait Drawing – The Online Course. With nearly 10 hours of video demonstration and lecture, Portrait Drawing Basics will guide students through the process of drawing […]Read More
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