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Portrait Drawing

Students will focus on the proportional relationships of the human head and face to achieve naturalistic resemblance in their drawings. Instruction in the use of line, shape, light, and shadow will be explored to achieve believable volumetric form. Black and white as well as color materials will be investigated. A model will be present during each class session and a variety of drawing approaches will be demonstrated. Discussion and presentations on contemporary portraiture and group and individual reviews of work are also included.

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Individuals drawing portrait
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Class meeting time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class meeting days Wednesday
Building and room
Course number 2295
Course instructor Dylan Rabe