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ART 203 Life Drawing I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 4
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: An introduction to drawing the figure emphasizing form, structure, anatomy, gesture, value, and composition. May be taken up to four times for credit. Prerequisite: ART 107.

Prerequisites: ART 107


Recommendations: ART 108

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Accurately draw the figure by relating simplified geometric forms to the organic structure of the body.
2. (Synthesis Level) Incorporate the correct underlying basic skeletal and muscular structure into drawings of the figure.
3. (Synthesis Level) Indicate mass and volume through the application of a variety of shading techniques to create form from shape.
4. (Synthesis Level) Accurately depict the balance, weight, and expressive movement of the figure into simplified gestural drawings.
5. (Synthesis Level) Correctly utilize the principles of design within a composition of a drawing of the figure.
6. (Evaluation Level) Prepare and submit a portfolio of original figure drawings displaying an understanding of rhythm, structure of the body, basic skeletal and muscular anatomy, mass and volume of the figure, and the principles of design.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation