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ART 311 Master Class in Figure Drawing

Course Description

Learn the fundamentals of classical figurative drawing and how to construct the human figure based on artistic anatomy, masses, and proportions. The instructor will continually guide you through important steps as you first learn to view human figure in terms of simple values and flat planes. Study landmarks to create balanced figures, foreshortening and perspective. Work from live nude models and explore drawing mediums learning about proportion, gesture and composition. By analyzing principles of Great Master drawings, model the human form through gesture, contour and mass drawings.  


Basic Drawing or similar

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