ILL 120 Clothed Figure Drawing
Student Learning Outcomes: (What exactly will students be able to do by the end of the lesson?)
1. Recognize how the torso stretches and compresses in a variety of poses
2. Identify key relationships to draw the movement of the torso masses with more accuracy
|Building Blocks||Time||What are the teacher AND students doing?||Materials needed|
||Copies first day questionnaire. Printed roster (from course website).|
Lecture: Explain agenda for the day. Introduce the course – Show Clothed Figure drawings & work from my portfolio so students can see what they’ll be learning/doing in this class.
|Session agenda on board.
Printed images Syllabus
Lecture: Flexibility of the torso. Show drawings that illustrate torso movement:
|PRACTICE/ CHECK IN||9:35–9:45||Activity: Have students quickly identify masses of the torso on themselves and in various images, sculptures. Ask students to point out stretch/compression in additional sample drawings.||Additional drawings|
|INFORM||9:45–9:55||Demo 1: Drawing the torso. Have students gather around to watch & ask questions.||Demo supplies|
|PRACTICE/ CHECK IN||9:55–10:15||
Activity: Students draw basic torso.
Critique: Walk around and give tips to individual students
|INFORM||10:30–10:40||Demo 2: Drawing movement of the torso: stretching & compression.|
|PRACTICE/ CHECK IN||10:40–11: 25||
Activity: Students draw torso that demonstrates stretch & compression.
Individual Critique: Walk around the class and give tips to individual students.
Class Critique: Have students post their drawings on the wall Ask students to point out areas of stretching/compression, identify sketches that show the most accurate movement and why it looks accurate.
Assignment: Go over assignment (on board). Ask questions to verify understanding. (How many sketches
Have students start homework to be sure they’re on track.