Martin Geiger - Drawing in the Third Dimension (Online); Thursdays, February 18-March 18, 2021

Date: Thursdays, February 18-March 18, 2021
Time: 12:45-2:45PM Pacific Time (3:45-5:45PM Eastern Time)
Level: All
Medium: Drawing

Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. You will also have access to recordings of the class that will expire 30 days after the final day of the course.

To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

You will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Find out how to access the class group message board here. 

Join Martin Geiger for this 5-week exploration of the basics of perspective drawing applied to everyday sketching experience.  Investigate dimensional space and sculptural volume within a drawing. through basic drawing exercises, both in and out of class time that will graduate in complexity from a basic cube to a complex object of your choice. Each class will include lectures, exercises and discussions of drawing methods and principles grounded within the immense tradition of master craftsmanship dating back to the Rennaissance.


Martin Geiger is a figurative painter and draughtsman who works and lives in Staunton, Virginia. He received an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2018 and graduated in 2019, after four years, from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He currently teaches at the Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton and works part-time at Bronzecraft Foundry in Waynesboro, VA. 

Words that describe his work might include light, geometry, space and activity. He is constantly chasing implied grandeur and action, compelling him to explore constantly to find the most invigorating subjects in my immediate area. While he tends to return to oil painting, his curiosity often lures him into other mediums like graphite and charcoal, watercolors and inks, and even sculpture.

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