This course focuses on creating sculpture from direct observation of the human figure. Class activities include both drawing and sculpting from anatomical aids and live models. Students learn how to create portrait busts and full figure sculptures in clay. Other class activities include group critiques and research of traditional and contemporary approaches to figurative sculpture. This course replaces ARTH 333: Figure Sculpture, therefore, students who have taken ART 333: Figure Sculpture may not take ART 338 for credit. Prerequisite: one of the following art studio courses: ART 204, 206, 208 or consent of instructor.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Figure Sculpture