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Figure Painting

ARTDES 309.001, Fall 2024


Credit Hours: 3
Semester: Fall 2024

Prerequisites: All OF THE FOLLOWING: ARTDES 205: Intro to Painting: Organizing Visual Space, ARTDES 269: Figure Drawing. OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

Description: Using the painted figure as a vehicle of insight and expression, students explore how the figure embodies a worldview, a critical spirit, and a cultural dynamic. Students work with male and female models, blending pictorial composition with observational skills and utilizing the technical aspects of oil paint to build the structure and volume of the human form through line, shape, and color.

Frequency: This course is typically offered in the fall term of every academic year, though scheduling may vary according to future term circumstances.