Sep 26, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Catalog
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ART 210 - Figure Drawing

Credits: 3
Introduces drawing of the human figure in pictorial space. Emphasizes in-depth awareness of the body's underlying geometry and anatomical structure working with live model.

Prerequisite(s): ART 111  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 60
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate understanding of spacial relations associated with the human form. 
    1. Develop conceptual model through on-going lectures and demonstrations.
    2. Apply conceptual model during in-class drawing sessions.
    3. Synthesize information from in-class lectures and examples of master drawings.
    4. Present work to instructor for critical analysis.
    5. Review of work in written and verbal form by peers.
  2. Demonstrate basic understanding of human anatomy as it relates to form. 
    1. Develop a working knowledge of anatomy through on-going lectures and demonstrations.
    2. Apply this knowledge during in-class drawing sessions.
    3. Work on anatomical drawings outside.
    4. Present work to instructor for critical analysis.
    5. Review of work in written and verbal form by peers.
  3. Demonstrate skills related to drawing the figure from observation.
    1. Utilize sighting and scanning techniques.
    2. Observe the effects of foreshortening on forms that comprise the human figure.
    3. Conceptualize the underlying structure of the human body so that it can be readily seen.
  4. Address formal or narrative concepts in figurative art.
    1. Discuss art historical references, and strategies for story telling in figurative art across culture and periods.
    2. Develop personal themes through informal writing in sketchbooks.
    3. Develop variations on themes through sketches.
  5. Interact productively with others in the studio environment.
    1. Participate in peer review.
    2. Engage in arranged and impromptu discussions on the progress of student work.
    3. Share resources and space.



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