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(ART 325) Figure Painting

An intermediate painting course that focuses on the human head and clothed figure as subjects. Students will advance their understanding of painting concepts and improve their visual awareness of the human form by comparing relationships of value, color, shape, and edge. Oil and watercolor media will be used.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites ART 221R, 225
Offered Winter
Programs Minor in Painting, Visual Arts (BA), Visual Arts (BFA)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Learn the function of light in an environment as it relates to color, value, form, and depth by painting the human figure from life.
  2. Increase their ability to draw the human head accurately by understanding principles of proportion, structure, and shape.