Below: Antique Print



Ecorche rendering on an armature using oil-based clay.


Plaster hand casts are excellent models for reproducing the hand in clay.  Philippe Faraut has an excellent video on constructing the hand in clay.


Figure Drawing:  Student Work


Course Sample:  Study of the face and musculature.


Student Work


 


Anatomical Figure Sculpture 

A course offered at ETSU that investigates rendering the figure using anatomical structures.  Projects include: Constructing the Hand, Skull and Face, Ecorche, and Full Figure.  Completing these studies will allow students to pursue the figure with greater understanding and comprehension.



            Below:  Albinus Print



Finding inspiration in art history.  Research is critical for understanding the form.


Figure Drawing:  Student Work


Study of a skull and flesh in low fire white and underglaze.


Paper casts are excellent models for studying the figure.


Study of the face and musculature.  Built over an armature using a pipe and paper. 

 

Anatomical Figure Sculpture:  Student Work


 

Figure Drawing:  Student Work


Left:  Community Exhibition

Figure Sculpture:  Student Work


Models are necessary to better understand the figure.


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