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Course Description

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Art and Design - ART 120

Drawing: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course examines the elements of drawing in noted art works. Students study how artists use spatial and value relationships to create art and then summarize basic approaches to drawing and media.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine works of art where drawing was the primary approach to create emotion from the viewer.
  • Explain the ways in which drawings impact their intended audience.
  • Compare and contrast the relationship and importance of drawing to other art forms.
  • Analyze drawings, from established Art History sources, that effectively utilize traditional methods to achieve accurate spatial relationships to achieve accurate proportion.
  • Summarize how drawings show proportion and spatial relationships.
  • Analyze drawings, from established Art History sources, that effectively utilize traditional methods to achieve accurate value relationships to achieve form and dimension.
  • Critique drawings for basic form and dimension.
  • Explain how drawings create the illusion of depth by recording the effect of light on surfaces.
  • Illustrate drawings that utilize spatial differentiation.
  • Summarize how drawings show linear and atmospheric perspective.
  • Investigate compatibility of different drawing media with different surfaces.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 120110221Draw Theory & ElemMC3Sarris S1/16/0Open$37.00W  08:00 AM-11:38 AM F370
 120110222Draw Theory & ElemMC3Sarris C0/16/0Closed$37.00W  01:00 PM-04:38 PM F370

Winter; 2022; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 120110218Draw Theory & ElemMC3Imirzian P0/16/0Closed$37.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM F370
 120110219Draw Theory & ElemMC3Ewing K3/16/0Open$37.00M  06:00 PM-08:52 PM F370

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday