Intermediate Life Drawing

Intermediate Life Drawing
Drawing the classic figure from gesture to finished rendering, emphasizing structure, anatomy, form, and medium.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDESIL 131; or DESAN 131
 TaughtFall, Winter, Summer
 ProgramsContaining DESIL 250
Course Outcomes

Skeletal and Muscular Landmarks

Students will be able to draw the skeletal structure and identify major muscle landmarks from reference and memory as well as have a deeper understanding of anatomy.

Tools and Procedures

Students will be able to implement knowledge of tools and procedures used in successful life drawing, including proportion, gesture, balance, foreshortened perspective, composition, drapery, and a high degree of 3-dimensional structure through light and shadow (folds).

Media Specialization

Students will be able to proficiently implement into their drawings at least one of the illustration mediums emphasized (nupastel, charcoal, conte crayon, graphite).