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ART 214: Introduction to Life Drawing (3 credits)

Course Description

Art 214 is an introductory figure drawing course. Anatomical construction, light, space, diagrammatic analysis, and thematic content will be studied through the drawing process. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for ART 113 or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: ART 101 and 213.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Draw the human figure accurately and expressively.
  • Investigate through drawing, the interaction of structure, anatomy, design and expression, as it relates to the figure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the internal structure of the figure and its effects on topography.
  • Discuss figure drawing concepts and techniques.
  • Critique work based on figure drawing concepts and techniques.

Degrees and Certificates

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