This course explores drawing fully-realized characters in costume. Students will learn to analyze figures with a special emphasis on understanding the anatomical form beneath the costume. The course provides a strong foundation in figure construction, utilizing light and shadow, and the mechanics of drapery. Exercises are designed to explore storytelling, composition, caricature, and characterization, with at-home assignments revolving around master copies and costume research from various cultures. Students are expected to cover the cost of supplies, estimated to be between $30 to $35.