Figure Drawing with Charcoal

Figurative drawing with dynamic poses for beginners and intermediates.

In this class you will learn to draw figures from life. You will draw short as well as medium to long poses. Beginners will get easy to understand assignments and intermediates work form a life model. During the whole session the instructor is available for your personal feedback.

This class is aimed at beginner and intermediate students. If you are not familiar with the charcoal drawing you should take our Fundamental Drawing first.

What you learn

  • Proportions and gesture.
  • Rhythm lines.
  • Structure and form.
  • Measuring and rendering.
  • Draw figure from life in short and longer poses.

Materials for drawing

The good news is you don't need a lot of materials to start drawing. So you can start your journey at a affordable price. We will send you a detailed list of materials with buying options.

  • 2-3 charcoal pencils.
  • A pad of newsprint paper.
  • A kneaded eraser.
  • A single edged razor blade or utility knife.

Group instructions will be in German. And your personal feedback in english.

Price: €199.001 / €229.001
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Duration: 6 weeks, each 3 hours
Start: 09. November 2022
Date: Wednesdays 10:00 - 13.00


You will work with handouts, photos and specific assignments.


You will draw figures from the life model.

  • Figure construction
  • Figure construction with rhythm lines
  • Life drawings of a female model
  • Drawing of a nude woman
  • Charcoal life drawing of a man
  • Standing man drawn in charcoal
  • quick sketch figure drawing of a man
  • Figure drawing of a woman in charcoal

Any questions?

If your are not sure if "Figure Drawing" is the right class for you or if you have general questions about our drawing and painting classes, feel free to send us a message, we are happy to help you find the right class for you. You can also check our FAQ.