A course of 12 lectures/drawing sessions
on Monday mornings 10am-2pm
August 22nd - November 14th 2016
(No class on September 12)

Since the fifteenth century, artists have relied on a thorough understanding of anatomy to produce convincing depictions of humans and animals in their work.
Over a period of 12 class sessions, Geoffrey thoroughly covers all the bones of the human skeleton and the visible surface muscles of the body, including the face. We discuss the methods humans use to move our bones through space and why our bodies evolved the muscles and bones we have. We also cover a little history of anatomy, as well as the importance of artists to early modern anatomical study.
Each four-hour class consists of a lecture followed by a 90-minute drawing session focusing on the part(s) that we have been discussing. Participants are also given the opportunity to compare real human bones to a live model in order to better understand the body surfaces that they see.

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW - only 3 places left!

The cost for the class is $875 plus NM state tax ($72.73)
To reserve your place please send a downpayment of $200, the balance is due by August 1st 2016

Supply List for class  - please see below.

To register for the course or if you have any questions about it, please get in touch with me via my contact page or you can email me at:

Please be sure to leave a phone # where you can be reached so that I can confirm details with you.

Cheques should be made out to me and mailed to:
814 Camino De Monte Rey, #112, Santa Fe NM 87505

If you would rather pay by credit card, please email me and I will email you back an invoice with a link to pay me direct via Paypal. You do not have to have a Paypal account to use this.

The classes will be held at
The Bettina Steinke Studio,
462 Acequia Madre, Unit 1. Santa Fe, NM 87501 (on the corner of Acequia Madre & Garcia Street)

Maximum 10 places - register now!
  • Drawing Paper (pad or loose sheets + drawing board - not newsprint)
  • Charcoal / soft pencils
  • Conté pencils – Sanguine and Black, or Conté chalks
  • Color pencils or pens for note taking
  • Note paper (US Letter size with punched holes to fit into a three ring binder)
  • Putty and hard erasers
  • Aspirin (just kidding!)
  • Plenty of sleep before class
  • if you are thinking of buying an anatomy book before class starts, please click here: 'Recommended Books'.

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