Art and Design - ART 128
The Human Figure in Art 1: Theory and Elements
3 Credit Hours3 Lecture Hours
This course introduces how the human form has been represented by various artists throughout history. In addition, students study the superficial muscular and skeletal systems of the human form as revealed by various contexts of light and shadow.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Compare works of art which incorporate the use of the human figure to evoke a response from the viewer.
- Explain the relationship and importance of figure drawing to other art forms.
- Evaluate how drawings of the human figure that demonstrate accurate spatial relationships.
- Explain how drawings of the human figure demonstrate accurate value relationships.
- Analyze linear drawings for accurately recording the basic conformation of a human figure.
- Construct drawings that record light and shadow patterns on the topography of the human figure.
- Explain how spatial differentiation relates to a contour drawing of a human figure.
- Summarize how artists use positive and negative space in the placement of the figure on the drawing surfaces.
- Determine how life drawing can function in society.
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