Art 125A - Fundamentals of Drawing - Devora Orantes
|Course:||Fundamentals of Drawing|
Welcome to Drawing I! My name is Devora Orantes, I have been at COC for five years and drawing is my passion. I’m glad you have chosen this course as part of your academic journey. Drawing opens our eyes to the world around us and challenges our preconceptions. I can’t wait to share drawing with you, it is my favorite subject and I hope you will enjoy it!
A combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction. We will meet live on Mondays. Wednesdays will be used for asynchronous assignments. Instruction will consist of lectures, guided exercises, peer review, instructor feedback and critiques. Feedback and personal consultation will be an important part of our mutual studio experience.
What to Expect in this Course
The beginning course in drawing experiences emphasizing basic drawing techniques in a variety of media and compositional and design fundamentals. 6 hours activity. Weekly workload will include: short drawing exercises, discussion boards where students reflect on their progress and also comment on classmates work, and extended drawings. Regarding technology the following are expected: access to a webcam, photography device (to document drawings), Canvas and ConferZOOM.
- This course is designed to introduce and develop skills in basic drawing.
- Students will compare works of drawn art using appropriate beginning drawing terminology.
- Students will learn perspective drawing, including one and two-point perspective as well as measuring and sighting techniques.
- Coursework will also include an exploration of design principles, mark making approaches, and perception of 3-dimensional space.
- Emphasis will be on black and white media
Types of Assessments
Grading is based on a combination of studio work, completion and quality of assignments, participation, and artistic progress (your effort, growth, and the quality of your artistic production).
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Instead of a textbook, students are expected to purchase drawing materials.
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Last updated: 07/26/2021 Sub#: 395