Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ART 240 - Advanced Figure Drawing

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): ART 236  

Course Description: Students create drawings exploring figurative working primarily from live models using an individually selected range of materials and formats. Through direct observation, anatomical study, historical research, creative ideation, and media experimentation, students develop their drawing skills and increase their knowledge of the human figure in art. In a studio environment, traditional and contemporary drawing techniques are applied to the interpretation of the nude and draped figure. This course provides a framework for the development of self-expression for advanced students, encouraging them to develop a personal style, theory, and approach to the figurative image in a contemporary context.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Demonstrate fluency in the expressive use of proportion and structure. Using primarily from the model as well as imagination, and other source material in a self-directed manner. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Critically analyze and evaluate their own work and the work of others.
  • CLO#3: Conceptualize and execute drawings demonstrating a personal and imaginative use of the figurative image.

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