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This course is an introduction to principles and techniques for drawing the portrait. Emphasis will be on learning to draw what you see through close observation from life, master artists, and experimental approaches. This class will investigate why drawing is significant and how a portrait can be expressed. 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. A final portfolio of completed assignments will be reviewed at the end of the quarter.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Fine Art, Animation, Illustration, Graphic Design
Credits per quarter
- Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Students will be required to purchase drawing materials from the Greener Bookstore. The estimated cost is $50.
Class Size: 20
Scheduled for: Evening
Final schedule and room assignments:
First meeting:Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:00 pm
Located in: Olympia