Drawing: Foundations

Fall 2016 quarter

Taught by

This course is an introduction to principles and techniques in drawing.  Emphasis will be on learning to draw what you see through close observation. Students will be introduced to a variety of drawing materials and techniques as well as proportion, sighting, perspective, value and composition. Students will develop a context for their work through readings and research projects about influential artists.  Students will be required to keep a sketchbook throughout the quarter and complete drawing assignments outside of studio time. A final portfolio of completed assignments will be due at the end of the quarter.

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts


Fall Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Tu/Th 6-8p. First meeting Tuesday, Sept 27, 6p, Arts Annex 2109.

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

Special Expenses

$50-$75 for personal drawing supplies


2016-05-10Schedule has changed- class now meets Tu/Th (was M/W)