Introduction to Human Anatomy is a short course that focuses exclusively on the basics of drawing the human form. If you have ever desired to draw characters for concept art, storyboards, or comic books, then this is the place to start!

Our jam-packed eight-week program covers the essential you need to take your skills to the next level. It is also the perfect way to prepare for our comprehensive core program.

Introduction to Human Anatomy includes:

  • How to capture the gesture of the figure
  • How to find the balance of the figure
  • How to establish the correct proportions
  • How to commence the skeletal structure
  • How to simplify complex forms
  • How to foreshorten complex poses
  • How to capture the gestures of the head
  • How to find the landmarks of the body

Join our friendly and engaging classes, where you’ll learn the anatomical principles that are required to draw characters from your imagination.

In addition to the proportions of the human form, you will also learn techniques that will help you to confidently draw the figure on the page.

Introduction to Human Anatomy is the ideal pathway into our intensive core program. Our core program thoroughly teaches students the fundamentals of drawing, and develops the foundation skills that are required to become professional illustrator.

TUTOR: Jessica Ashton

WHEN: March 18th to May 13th

DURATION: 8 weeks

DAY: Tuesday evenings

TIMES: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

PRICE: $880 including GST



Jessica Ashton is an artist and educator. She has taught anatomy and drawing at The Julian Ashton Art School for over ten years, and is represented by the Dickerson Gallery. Jess has been a finalist in numerous art prizes, including the Archibald Art Prize, NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, the Warringah Art Prize, the Mosman Art Prize, and the Alice Bale Scholarship. Jess paints in a realistic style. She captures light and atmospheric effects in scenes with figurative elements.