ART 328R

Figure Drawing and Painting

Art College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

The human form in two-dimensional art. Exploration of ideas and issues related to figurative art, both past and present.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

4

Other Prerequisites

Students wishing to focus primarily on figure painting should complete Art 327 as a prerequisite.

Title

Observation

Learning Outcome

Create a significant body of work that demonstrates a skill and understanding for how the human form is described in painting.  This includes training in both traditional and inventive art processes.

Title

Historical Context

Learning Outcome

2. Become familiar with the work of artists both past and present who implement the use of the human figure in art making.

Title

Self-Assessment

Learning Outcome

3. Critically examine their artwork and its relationship to spiritual values and ethical issues relevant to art.

Title

Self-direction

Learning Outcome

4. Create a self-guided project based on a concept that incorporates the human form through a medium of their choice.