ARTDES 105 - Life Drawing for Non-Majors
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Art and Design (ARTDES)
Department: School of Art and Design
3 (Non-LSA credit).
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May not be repeated for credit.
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The purpose of this course is to expose the non-art major to a hands-on approach to Art, by learning how to observe, see, and draw the human figure in terms of its form, shape, contour, perspective, proportion, light source, and resulting contrast of light and shadow, determined by the light source. It is intended to teach a new way of viewing the human form, as well as a resulting vantage point for other objects and physical matter, in terms of their physical relationship to themselves and objects around them.

Required Reading List:

  • Nicolaides: The Natural Way To Draw; Houghton Mifflin Co., publisher
  • George B. Bridgman: Constructive Anatomy; Dover, publ.
  • Fritz Schider: An Atlas of Anatomy For Artists; Dover, publ.
  • Betty Edwards: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Attendance Policy: There are no unexcused absences in this class, without academic consequences. Excused absences must be verified in some manner agreed to between student and instructor, communicated ahead of time whenever possible.

ARTDES 105 - Life Drawing for Non-Majors
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001 (LAB)
MW 7:00PM - 10:00PM
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