ARTS 123 - Drawing II
3 Credit: (1 lecture, 3 lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours: [ARTS 122 ]
This class continues the drawing techniques begun in ARTS 122. Contour, gesture, shading, proportion, and composition will be further explored using more complex subjects including still life, the human figure, landscape, and architecture. Technical issues as well as creative aspects, such as mood, emotion, and qualities of illumination will be reinforced and enriched. All students’ work will be displayed and critiqued. Students are expected to demonstrate increased mastery of all skills from [ARTS 122 ].
OFFERED: spring semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Render human images.
- Render the human face.
- Render the human figure.
- Create naturalistic images.
- Demonstrate the use of various materials.
- Demonstrate the use of various techniques.
Goal 2: Draw environmental subjects.
- Draw a variety of natural landscapes.
- Draw a variety of architectural landscapes.
- Apply accurate perspective techniques.
Goal 3: Accurately reproduce a photographic subject in a drawing medium.
- Reproduce a photograph of a human subject.
- Reproduce a photograph of living nature.
- Reproduce a photograph of architectural landscapes.
Goal 4: Critique works of art.
- Create a written critique of own work of art.
- Verbally critique own work of art.
- Create a written critique of other’s work of art.
- Verbally critique others work of art.
Goal 5: Examine the fundamentals of drawing.
- Examine the historic fundamentals of drawing.
- Examine the cultural fundamentals of drawing.
Goal 6: Demonstrate professional presentation of artwork.
- Demonstrate matting.
- Demonstrate labeling.
- Demonstrate displaying finished art work.
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