Large Scale Figure Drawing and Painting
This course focuses on drawing/painting the human figure undraped and draped on a large scale, 48" x 32" drawings on white or toned drawing paper, mat board or chipboard. Students draw with graphite, charcoal, conte pencil, colored pencil, ink or acrylic paint. Preliminary work and gestures are done on 24” x 18” newsprint or sketchbooks. Basic human anatomy is covered during the first 2 weeks. Instructor direction is provided to encourage students to be expressive and creative in their pictorial development. Conventional figure drawing concerns such as composition, gesture, proportion, primary and secondary structure, line, volume and value quality are covered. Instructor demonstrates methods and techniques in drawing that promote gesture, atmospherics and transparency to describe the human form in an environment. Note: Students are required to purchase all materials. A 48" x 32" MDF board is provided for use in class. Drawing materials, charcoal and oversize paper are required on the first day of class.
Prerequisite: XDWG1014 Life Drawing or equivalent knowledge
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