Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ART 132 - Introduction to Drawing (Line)

3 Credit(s)

Course Description: Basic drawing principles, techniques and media usage are introduced through a combination of mini-lectures, demonstrations, studio work and group discussions. Designed to expand aesthetic awareness, this course assists students in developing a personal visual language by presenting skills to communicate in today’s art world. The concepts of line, form, spatial depth and composition are explored with an emphasis on line drawing.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Render a variety of objects, forms, and spaces using principles involving primarily line, including contour, cross-hatching, gesture, and vanishing-point perspective in a variety of compositional strategies. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Demonstrate technical skill in a variety of dry and possibly wet mediums to fulfill design concepts, producing effective and well-crafted works of art large and small scale drawings.
  • CLO#3: Recognize, discuss, and analyze other artists’ styles and approaches to drawing.
  • CLO#4: Create pictorial space on a two-dimensional surface using a variety of sources, including/but not limited to still life, photographs, the live model, imagination, abstraction and works of other artists.

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