Jul 22, 2019  
2017-2018 University Catalogue 
    
2017-2018 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

ILUS 313 Figure Painting

College of Art, Media & Design

3 credits 90.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

This advanced course will examine the expressive potential of figurative painting as it relates to the effective depiction of human psychology, drama and narrative interaction. Both historical and contemporary figure painting strategies will be investigated as they relate to technique and concept development. Students will enhance these skills while working intensively in class from the model and in more complex, in-depth homework assignments. Through a progression of projects from portraiture to multiple figure compositions, students will expand their knowledge of painting techniques, stylistic approach and personal viewpoint as it relates to illustration and dynamic visual communication.

Prerequisites ILUS*311

This course may be completed 2 times for credit.