University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Dec 09, 2023  
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ART 201 - Life Drawing I

(3 units)
Intermediate course dealing with the human figure in pictorial space with emphasis on drawing from a live model and working from gesture, memory and imagination.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Prerequisite(s): ART 100; ART 101.

Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. utilize their knowledge of various contemporary and historical figure drawing artists for discussion and their studio practice.
2. demonstrate knowledge of the underlying muscle and skeletal system.
3. utilize the human figure/s to express their own drawing style.
4. render the figure using various styles of drawing including; gesture, tonal drawing, contour and blind contour and multiple viewpoint drawing.
5. recognize how to draw figure drawings effectively with various drawing media.
6. distinguish terms regarding the anatomy of the figure and as related to the drawing of the figure, such as gesture drawing, narrative drawing and the human condition through critique sessions.


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