Figure painting is a broad and varied tradition within the discipline of painting. This unit will introduce and examine some of the key strategies and themes of this tradition including; portraiture/self-portraiture, the nude, the figure in space and groups of figures. Within this unit you will explore, through looking at works of other artists as well as through practical engagement, how these concerns have been interpreted in paint throughout history as well as within contemporary practice
|Unit name||Introduction to Figure Painting|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Megan Keating
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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4 week intensive, 2 days/week (5 hours per day)= 40 hours in total consisting of 5 one hour lectures, 8 practical workshops and 27 hours of studio prac tutorials
Folio of works 80% (4 practical exercises each worth 20%) and journal 20%
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