This course contextualizes the use of the figure in art. The relationship of the figure to the surrounding space will be explored as a means to develop and expand on visual language skills. The model will engage with constructed and local environments to create compositional and conceptual challenges. Lectures will focus on the aesthetic, political or social meaning of the nude in historical and contemporary art. Media: mixed media, variety of paper.
Tuition: $475 + Model fee $95 = Total $570Notes: It is recommended that students have some experience with basic life drawing.
Thicker paper such as watercolour (smooth) or printmaking paper to support ink and washes.
Try a variety of papers: manilla, craft, vellum, and mylar.