Feb 08, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 133 - Portrait Drawing

Credits: 3
Students learn to draw realistic portraits by studying proportion, anatomy, and foreshortening. Using models, students practice rendering the skull, facial features, and shoulders from a variety of perspectives.

Recommended: ART 105 .

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the anatomical structure of the skull, neck, and shoulders.
  2. Describe the proportions of the human head.
  3. Explore the use of traditional drawing materials.
  4. Render differences in each individual’s facial features.
  5. Build form through the observation of light and shadow.
  6. Develop a portrait in stages from a generalized form to more specific details.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate elements and principles of visual arts.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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