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Continuing Education

Continuing Education . Pre-College . Classes . Biomedical Art 

Biomedical Art

This unique course combines traditional drawing media with digital drawing techniques to illustrate figurative anatomy and other scientific rendering.. 

This unique course combines traditional drawing media with digital drawing techniques to illustrate figurative anatomy and other scientific rendering. Through observation, figure drawing, and the use of line, motion, and media, you will learn how the amazing human body moves in space. We will explore human anatomy fundamentals as they relate to the development of focused artistic skills. You will learn specific methods for improving observational figure drawing. Throughout our anatomical adventure, we will utilize a variety of techniques and materials to visually reveal various anatomical layers of the human form including colored pencil, charcoal, graphite, and ultimately digital rendering in Photoshop.

Exercise both your artistic creativity and your scientific curiosity as you illustrate the inner workings of the natural world. Biomedical art is an ever-growing field and CIA is proud to offer one of the few biomedical art programs of its kind in the country

Application

Our application will open on February 1, 2018.

Scholarships

A limited number of partial ($250-$1,000) scholarships are offered through the Continuing Education department. CIA partners with Graffiti HeART to also provide scholarships. Students applying for scholarships should submit their family’s 2017 tax return and a personal statement with their application. Award decisions are based on financial need and portfolio strength.

Instructor

Jennifer Kerbo graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA degree in Biomedical Art. She has taken additional coursework at CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland State University in the Health Sciences Department. Jennifer is currently contracted as the Lead Artist for a cardiovascular simulation at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in the Department of Anatomy. She has also begun work on a large-scale educational game focusing on environmental issues and intergenerational learning. 

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