David J Bromley - V.C.U. Art Foundation - Spring, 2004
FIGURE DRAWING I, Syllubus, ARTF 161
You are responsible for homework even if you miss a class -
if you miss the assignment, check online to see what it is.
If you are going to be absent when it is due, give the homework to someone to turn in for you.
CLASS 1- introduction to University & Class Guidelines/attendance/Materials
Introduction to figure drawing - gesture drawings & short poses.Introduction to drawing the skeleton.
CLASS 2 - continue easel drawing; continue drawing of nude model.
First homework - will be discussed in class; also posted online
CLASS 3 - continue to draw the nude model - more brief "gesture
CLASS 4 - Begin with gesture drawings, continue with 15 - 20 minute poses.Introduction to foreshortening and Life Study of the Hand
Second homework - will be discussed in class; also posted online
CLASS 5 - Begin with gesture drawings, continue with 20 - 25 minute poses.
Continue with foreshortening; intro. to drawing the face
CLASS 6 - continue with 20 - 30 minute poses;
CLASS 7 - long pose (seated).
CLASS 8 - long pose continued. Continue drawing the skeleton.
CLASS 9 - long pose (reclining/foreshortened). Review of drawings of the Muscle Chart.
CLASS 10 - long pose concluded. Final Review/Critique