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ART 115 - Beginning Drawing

Emphasis on a series of open-ended interrelated problems dealing with visual language and its vocabulary, and organization.  Drawing problems will intensify the student's perception and comprehension of the elements and principles of design including point, line, shape, tone, texture, and color; and balance, proportion, scale, rhythm, and unity in composition.  Student's perception and comprehension of light, space, and form will be given special emphasis.  Format involves intensive instruction and demonstrations in charcoal, pencil, pen and ink, and mixed media as a means to personal investigation, understanding, and expression.  Subjects include landscape, figure, and still-life.  Various historical models will be studied through text and visual examples.  Students are encouraged to develop their own style and viewpoint through discussion of art criticism.

Credits: 3
6 Studio Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Create a drawing that contains the formal art elements, and is composed through applying the formal design principles.
  2. Devise drawings with a variety of media, such as graphite, charcoal, conte' crayon and ink.
  3. Produce drawings through a variety of techniques that contain expression.

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