ARTS 122 - Drawing I
3 Credit: (1 lecture, 3 lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours:
This course includes instruction in the basic drawing techniques of contour, gesture, shading, proportion and perspective. Studio work provides drawing experiences using a variety of subjects and materials.
OFFERED: fall semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Demonstrate the importance of seeing by producing an accurate rendering of objects in space.
Goal 2: Differentiate the elements and principles of design.
- Elements: Line • Color • Value • Shape & Form • Space • Texture
- Principles: Balance • Unity • Contrast • Emphasis • Pattern • Movement • Rhythm
Goal 3: Apply the elements and principles of design to their drawings.
Goal 4: Demonstrate the ability to apply linear and atmospheric perspective to drawings.
Goal 5: Solve creative drawing problems by using skills they have learned and be able to compose new and creative forms.
Goal 6: Critique art work consistently utilizing established guidelines through oral and written communications.
Goal 7: Demonstrate knowledge of professional presentation of artwork by matting, labeling and displaying finished art work in end of semester exhibition.
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