Life Drawing

Course Purpose

As one of the main foundation courses of all artists and animators, Life Drawing introduces students to drawing fundamentals and prepares the student to draw anatomically correct structures of the human body. Students will learn to draw the human figure based on the observation of live models as it relates to Animation and in complimenting the principles of all the other courses.

Course Goals and Outcomes

To provide students with core drawing skills that will enable them to succeed within this creative industry.

Course Activities

Students will learn to draw the human figure based on the observation of live models as it relates to Animation and in complimenting the principles of all other courses.

Course Texts

The Vilppu Sketch Book by Glem Vilppu
The Art of Animal Drawing by Ken Hulgren
The Artist’s Guide to Human Anatomy by Gottfried Bammes

Equipment
  • 10 Newsprint pads
  • 1 Sketchbook
  • 10 sticks of Conte (3 Black / 3 White / 2 Brown / 2 Sanguine
  • 4 Charcoal Pencils (2 – 2B / 2 – 4B)
  • 4 Graphite Pencils (2 – 2B / 2 – 4B)
  • 1 Hand held pencil sharpener
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