Monday, September 9 to Monday, November 25, 6-9 p.m., Figure Painting, West Hartford Art League. $220-$240. A class for beginner to intermediate students exploring the human figure using a range of approaches, with emphasis on observation, anatomy, and spatial structure. Historical examples from Renaissance to contemporary art will be presented. Students are encouraged to use a variety of materials including charcoal, gouache, acrylic, and oil. The class will begin with a demonstration followed by a live model drawing session. There will be both short and long poses. Each week there will be a critique along with another live model session. Students will be encouraged to try different mediums in the following weeks but are free to continue with what they feel comfortable. To register and for a list of required materials, visit www.westhartfordart.org or call 860-231-8019.