ANTHONY RYDER IS BACK AT GAGE. To celebrate Anthony Ryder's much anticipated return, we are offering 20% off the second Ryder workshop you enroll in! Call us at 206.323.4243 to apply the promo. As the figure is the Universal Subject, the One, so the portrait is the Unique Object, the one, the reflection of the Other. In the History of Snow Flakes, it is said, no two are identical. And yet, are not all, snow flakes? If we would understand the individual then, must we not come to know the genus? Thus, Portrait Drawing in Pencil, a weeklong Gage Academy workshop with Tony Ryder, is a general review of the principles (shape, movement, form and light) and methods of pencil drawing (block-in, contour and shading) applied to the rendition of the likeness of a human being (or, rather the shoulders, neck, head, features, hair and costume of the model) whose very identity is different from all others, and whose appearance is distinct in every kind of light and from every point of view.

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