ART 130 - Drawing I

Course Description

This course is an introductory level foundation course in drawing. A variety of media and subject matter including still life will be a focus in this course. Demonstration, discussion and formal critiques will augment studio work. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Demonstrate the ability to draw utilizing perceptual means incorporating the basic properties of line, value, scale, proportion, figure-ground relationship and texture. Demonstrate the ability to activate the concept of the picture plane. Produce cohesive composition. Diagram perspective. Create the illusion of three-dimensional forms and space on a two-dimensional plane. Integrate critical thinking skills through completed artworks and formal critiques.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: May be repeated with Dept approval