Module Identifier AR21210  
Module Title LIFE DRAWING 2  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Paul Croft  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Mr Simon Pierse  
Course delivery Tutorial   11 Hours  
  Practical   66 Hours  
Assessment Portfolio     100%  

Brief description

Study of life drawing techniques including Renaissance realism, pre and post-photographic methods and covering various materials and their uses.


The aims of the module are to help students develop an understanding of human anatomy that will be of use to them in figure drawing and to encourage them to develop their skills of observation and the depiction of the human form.
The module aims to develop and improve the skills of draughtsmanship by encouraging sustained and disciplined observation coupled with an informed and ‘intellectual visual effort’.
By the end of the module it is expected that students will have become more self-confident and will be aware of their own strengths and weaknesses. Through peer group discussion and informal group crits, it is hoped that the students will have developed a knowledge of skeletal and muscular structure as demonstrated in their portfolio of drawings and accompanying anatomy notebook.

The module aims:

By the end of the module students will have: