Drawing: Foundations

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Spring 2018
Credits per quarter

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This course is an introduction to principles and techniques in drawing. Emphasis will be on learning to draw what you see through close observation in still life studies. 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.

Fields of study: 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: Visual Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Special expenses:

Students will be required to purchase a drawing kit from the Greener Bookstore. The estimated cost is $50.

Scheduled for: Weekend

Located in: Olympia

Final schedule and room assignment:


Advertised schedule:

Saturdays 10am-2pm

2018-02-20Schedule Change: Course is now offered Saturdays (was Mon/Wed)