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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 211 - Portraiture

(3 Credits)
This course is designed for the student with basic drawing and painting skills and a desire to gain a solid understanding of portraiture. In a series of exercises emphasis will be placed on the skull-flesh relationship, major masses of the facial features, effects of light, facial expressions, gesture and hands in portraiture. The course will consist of a combination of PowerPoint presentations of master works, studio exercises working from the model and critiques of class work and weekly home assignments. Charcoal is recommended for the first two weeks, after which students will be free to work in other media including oils, acrylics, pastels or charcoal. Course fee required. Total of 60 hours of lecture.

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