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Figurative Drawing
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of Liberal Studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
This course focuses on drawing from human figure. In a range of structured exercises varying from short gestures to sustained poses, the principles of composition, proportion and volume are explored through line and tone and the modelling of light and shadow. Anatomy and portraiture are introduced, as well as techniques such as measuring and reference point, hatching and contour drawing.
Notes: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.
Life drawing from nude models, male and female, is a core requirement of this course.
Conditions: APPLICABLE TO SECTIONS OFFERED AS CORE FOCUS ELECTIVES ONLY: Students must have completed a minimum of 1.0 credit of First-year studio curriculum.
Course was last updated June 12, 2013 - 4:38 PM