LIF641 - Life Drawing Portfolio Development

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Subject Title
Life Drawing Portfolio Development

Subject Description
In semester two, the primary focus is the human muscular system. A sound knowledge of muscle actions, origin and insertion points, and muscle groupings will be emphasized.  In-class discussions and critiques of the student?s work will be incorporated into the visual language portion of the class.

Pre-requisite: LIF 541

Credit Status
Animation Arts Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of human musculature
  2. Design complex layouts comprised of both organic and inorganic forms
  3. Produce convincing renderings of drapery and clothing
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of animal anatomy

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.