The Fundamentals of Figure Drawing is a constructive approach to the basics of figure drawing for beginners. This course aims to break down the complexities of the human form. Students will be introduced to the basics of gesture, structure, proportions, and anatomy of the human figure. An emphasis will be placed on quick sketch drawing from photographs progressing up to longer poses. The skills learned in this course are applicable to many genres of art including illustration, design and invention, and life drawing. By the end of the course students will be able to envision and construct the human figure from imagination.
This course is hosted online. As such, students are required to have access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access during class time. Access to a web camera and microphone is strongly recommended. Additional materials required.