Course description

Drawing as a means of visual communication through exploration of freedom of expressing media and study of the relationship of subject matter or concept relating to pictorial form, content and address of the visual communications.

Prerequisite: None


  • To enable students understand the anatomy of that living creature set for them to draw.
  • To help students internalize the knowledge of various muscle structure, their functions and behavior in different situations.
  • To train the students’ observational ability with the purpose of seeing both the external and internal of the human body.
  • To train the students to appreciate nature! Note the anatomical differences according to sex among the flora, fauna and the inverterbrae. This course constitutes the following:
  • Theory section: The lecturer shall give a brief on the human skeleton with its joints and thereafter discuss muscles and their functions (The Skeleton, The Skin, Body proportions, Muscles of head and neck, Muscles of the trunk, Muscles of the Upper limb, Muscles of the Lower limb).
  • Practical section: The students shall draw the set models in studio with emphasis put on the already mentioned muscles. Note that mainly subcutaneous muscles which are of great importance to the artist will be considered.
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IFA 1215 Anatomy 1 DOC PDF PS