Spring 2020 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Lacy, Mary Ellen
Discipline and Number
ARTS 1316 Section 501
W Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title
Drawing Foundations

Description of Course:

This drawing course has particular focus for students interested in the figure and appreciation for animation and time-based art. Classic drawing methods with figure drawing will be explored emphasizing gesture techniques. Figure drawing sessions will be with a nude model. Working through a series of exercises and drawing assignments, students will build skill and technique throughout the semester. In addition to and beyond technique, students will engage in a practice of drawing with objectives toward focus, creativity and discipline.

Required Texts:


Supplementary resource texts are listed in the class syllabus but not required.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

1. Attendance and participation in studio class sessions.

2. Willingness to investigate and grow artistically, developing a stronger and more sensitive vision through the drawing practice.

3. Completion of weekly outside assignments.

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