Drawing: Foundations

Spring 2018 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.

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts

Preparatory For

Visual Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design


Spring Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Mon/Wed 6-8p

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning

Special Expenses

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