• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Drawing

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.

12 Weeks: Base Tuition: $495 + Model Fee: $103 = Total: $598

10 Weeks: Base Tuition: $422 + Model Fee: $78 = Total: $500

Notes: It is strongly recommended that students have prior experience with life drawing.
* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

  • Visual language skills
  • Image development
  • Spatial exploration
  • Figure studies
  • Process-based art

Materials to Bring

Please keep your receipts to all purchases incase you need to return any materials.

Basic Supplies:

  • Charcoal: Vine (Willow) charcoal
  • Conte: orange and black
  • Ink, Chinese bamboo brush, nib size B5 and pen
  • Oil pastels (Pentel or Selectum are inexpensive (under $4)
  • White plastic eraser
  • Bull clips
  • Cartridge or bond paper (white, 18” x 24”)
  • Thicker paper such as watercolour (smooth) or printmaking paper to support ink and washes.
  • Try a variety of papers: manilla, craft, vellum, and mylar.