Drawing: Foundations

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Fall 2018 quarter

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This course is an introduction to principles and techniques in fine art 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 techniques that include sighting and measurement, scale and perspective, value and composition. Students will develop a context for their work through readings and research projects about influential artists. Students will keep a sketchbook throughout the quarter and complete regular drawing assignments outside of class. A final portfolio of completed assignments will be reviewed at the end of the quarter.

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts

Preparatory For

Visual Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design


Fall 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 drawing materials from the Greener Bookstore. The estimated cost is $50.