|CLASS CODE:||ART 110||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Fundamentals of theoretical and applied perspective, structural and proportional drawing, light and shade, art vocabulary and basic composition.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||The purpose of this course is an introduction to drawing theory, methods, tools, and techniques. Students become familiar with perspective, design principles, elements, and principles of light, shadow, and value. There will also be some experimentation with drawing media.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-- Have a foundational understanding of linear perspective.
-- Gain an understanding of design principles and elements.
-- Develop a comprehensive understanding of light, shadow, and value.
-- Gain familiarity with a variety of drawing media.
-- Acquire basic skills including rendering, measuring proportions and freehand drawing techniques.
-- Gain an understanding of vocabulary words and terms used by artists.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Enrolled as an Art major or consent of instructor|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|