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DWG2509: Drawing: The Body

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Drawing: The Body

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An intense investigation of the skills required for drawing the human body. Life drawing classes using live models develops your skills in observing inner structure, gesture, spatial organisation and characterisation. Technical studies of representational devices, mark-making selection, emphasis, and lighting promote a broader understanding of the use of the body's representation in contemporary cultural production.


1 - Mid-semester folio - 40% 2 - Final folio - 60%


12 hours per week including 4 contact hours plus 8 hours of independent study.