This is and intermediate college level drawing class that stresses drawing fundamentals through working with a variety of subject matter observed firsthand. This class meets for six (6) hours a week.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
This course is designed to further increase the observational skills, conceptual awareness, and drawing capabilities developed in Drawing I.
Recognize and identify the materials used in an intermediate college level drawing class.
Demonstrate proper use of the sighting process to identify and analyze proper positions and proportions of horizontal and vertical forms in space.
- Cross contours and values
Employ cross contours to describe values of drawn forms in space.
Employ chiaroscuro to illustrate values of forms in space.
- Linear copywork
Demonstrate competence in copywork from a masterpiece drawing in which line is the dominant method of development.
- Value copywork
Demonstrate competence in copywork from a masterpiece drawing in which tone is the dominant method of development.
- Self portrait
Create a self portrait with emphasis on proper proportions and tonal values.
- Additive and Subtractive drawing
Create a drawing using the additive and subtractive method on toned paper.
Demonstrate an understanding of two point perspective by creating a drawing with several three dimensional objects along with all constructions lines, object lines, horizon line and vanishing points.
- Tonal Form
Create a drawing using toned (black, grey or blue) paper and contrasting drawing material (white or sienna conte.)
- Tromp L’oeil
Create a Tromp L’oeil drawing using both line and tone.
- Contemporary and historical overview
Discuss and interpret how drawing has been used by both contemporary and historical artists and assess how one's own work fits in.
This class meets six (6) hours a week.
Assessment and Requirements
- Class Participation
- Class Critiques
- Midterm portfolio review
- Final portfolio review
- Quizzes and/or tests as determined by the instructor and described in the course syallabus