Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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ARTZ 211 - Drawing I: Life Drawing

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): ARTZ 105 .
This is a course designed for the more advanced student. It is expected that prospective students will understand and be capable of demonstrating basic techniques and applications of media. The course is committed to the drawing of the human figure. The first sessions are dedicated to the physiology of the body, the skeletal structure first and then the muscular organization. It is a course aimed at encouraging the student to develop his or her own way of assimilating previous drafting knowledge with the intricacies of the human form. This course may be repeated for a total of nine credits. Students receiving financial aid or veteran’s benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Understand the skeletal structure of the human figure.
  • Understand the muscular structure of the human figure.
  • Produce drawings, both representational and gestural, which capture the essence of the human form.
  • Demonstrate a personal style of drawing.
  • Participate critiques, justifying your own and discussing others’ work.
  • Explain why successful drawings are successful.

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