Figure Drawing





In this course, you’ll learn the fundamental principles of drawing the human figure. You’ll learn how to make charcoal sketches of live models to gain an understanding of proportion, gesture, balance, and value.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Draw the human figure demonstrating introductory knowledge of proportions, gesture and balance.
  • Apply charcoal media demonstrating fundamental control of line and tone.
  • Utilize the 5-value system to model form.
  • Draw form and cast shadows demonstrating correct application of hard vs. soft edges.

Will display the following attitudes/ professional behaviors:

  • Accept and apply critiques.
  • Comes prepared at all times.
  • Follows directions; uses appropriate materials.
  • Presents work in a neat and professional manner.

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.

Online Course Start and End Dates: June 17, 2024 — July 27, 2024


Course Schedule

Code Start date End date Course Type
AE 11 OL1June 17, 2024July 27, 2024Online
AE 11 OL2June 17, 2024July 27, 2024Online




Privacy Preference Center