ART 121 Drawing II • 5 Cr.

Description

Continues ART 120. Includes drawing the human figure from live models. Students gain skill in expressive drawing using various media. Includes lecture and lab. Requires additional time outside class. Prerequisite: ART 120.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Understand and demonstrate an advanced (secondary) level of ability to use formal aspects of drawing; line quality, composition, value, spatial illusion, accurate scale/proportion in drawing from direct observation of subject matter
  • Identify the basic proportions of the human figure
  • Demonstrate the ability to draw the foreshortened human figure
  • Demonstrate the ability to render the structure and form of the human hand and foot
  • Demonstrate the ability to render the human figure from direct observation with light and shade
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the concept of gesture to animate drawings of the figure and/or other life forms
  • Understand and demonstrate a facility with a limited variety of drawing media; charcoal, color pastel/prismacolor, tonal papers
  • Understand and demonstrate a sensibility towards use of expression in drawing
  • Understand and demonstrate ability towards critical thinking and objective critique regarding drawing

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