Beginning Drawing

Course Number: 
ART 101
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
Introduction to the concepts, techniques, and processes of drawing, including line, shape, value, texture, and composition. Emphasis on observational drawing of the environment, still-life, and the draped and undraped human form, representation, and contemporary pratice. Introduction to the basic drawing materials including charcoal, graphite, pastels, and ink. Develop drawing skills and personal expression through studio projects, lectures, and critiques. 4 lecture hours; 2 studio hours. Satisfies humanities distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisite: ENGL 095 or placement in ENGL& 101, or instructor permission.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Create visual statements from observation that utilize expressive and formal elements.
  • Create visual statements that demonstrate craftsmanship and perceptual attention in assigned media.
  • Analyze, interpret, and present visual statements in assigned media.