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Figure Drawing Studio Scheduled at Keene State College

Figure Drawing Studio is a new course taught by Peter Roos, an associate professor in the Art Department. Drawing from a live model, each class begins with short gesture poses and progresses to a long pose. Students working in drawing and painting media are welcome to attend; however, prior figure drawing experience is recommended. Since the course is an open studio, participants spend most of their time practicing drawing skills with minimum instruction provided. The class meets Wednesdays, Sept. 4 to Dec. 4, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Taken on a non-credit basis, the course costs $99; taken for one college credit, the course is $216 for New Hampshire residents and $235 for out-of-state residents.

Several other art courses are available this fall through Keene States Continuing Education Office. The following courses carry three credits and run the full semester, which begins Aug. 26 and ends Dec. 13.

Drawing I teaches representational drawing, emphasizing linear and form description using various drawing media. Three sessions meet twice a week, from 4 to 6:20 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday or from 4 to 6:20 p.m. or 6:30 to 8:50 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.

Photography requires students to bring to class a 35 mm or larger camera. Camera operation, black-and-white film developing, and paper printing are learned. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8:50 p.m.

Two-Dimensional Design explores visual communication, primary design concepts, graphic arts, and the language of color. Two sessions are offered: from 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. or 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday.

Three-Dimensional Design is a comprehensive exploration of the properties of natural and man-made volumes and spaces and includes projects in object, architectural, and environmental design. Two sessions are offered: from 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. or 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.

A complete schedule of fall courses is available by mail or at the Continuing Education website, For more information about these and other fall courses, call 603-358-2290 or 800-KSC-1909.

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