ART-125A - Fundamentals of Drawing - Malisa Humphrey
|Course:||Fundamentals of Drawing|
Welcome to Art 125A!
I am your Instructor, Malisa Humphrey, and I look forward to meeting you online.
As an artist, I believe drawing is the foundation of all art making and is essential to investigating human perception. In this class, you will develop a strong foundation in drawing from observation. In this class, you will examine how you perceive the three-dimensional world and translate that to the two-dimensional confines of the image plane. Art 125A is a beginning drawing class that will explore various materials and techniques while focusing on line, value and perspective.
Recommended Preparation: ART-125A
Art 125A is the beginning course in drawing experiences emphasizing basic drawing techniques in a variety of media and compositional and design fundamentals.
- Compare and contrast works of drawn art.
- Distinguish and apply basic aesthetic theories and techniques specific to beginning drawing.
- Evaluate and critique 2D works of art using appropriate beginning drawing terminology.
- Demonstrate the proper use of drawing materials.
- Demonstrate various approaches to perspective drawing, including one and two-point perspective as well as measuring and sighting techniques.
- Incorporate the principles of composition to create and manipulate pictorial space.
- Use drawing materials to render three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface.
What to Expect in this Course
Students will need a computer with a working microphone, camera and good internet connection to participate in class. Please come to class ready to participate with your camera and microphone available. A camera (phone camera is fine) will also be needed to document art work.
- We will meet online using ConferZoom.
- While we will not meet online the entire time, you will need to work on projects and upload them during this time.
- We will not meet in person.
- You will also be given weekly assignments to complete outside of class time.
- The course can be accessed using Canvas at cv.canyons.edu on the first day of the course. Follow the login instructions at the bottom of the screen.
- If you have any issues using Canvas please contact the Canvas Student Support line at 877-889-9052 for 24/7 support.
- Projects will be submitted via Canvas.
- Lectures, discussions and critiques will commence at the beginning of class and be followed by studio time in which students check in and present their work and progress. Additional lectures may occur during the three-hour class period.
Types of Assessments
- Written responses
- Minor projects and exercises
- Major projects
- Online quizzes
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
There is a list of supplies you will be given the first day of class that are required in lieu of a textbook.
Other Relevant Course Information
- Students will be expected to participate in discussions and critiques.
- Students will be expected to show work using their cameras and by sharing their screens in Canvas.
- If you have not used Canvas before, you may wish to familiarize yourself with it by watching an online tutorial.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
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- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
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Last updated: 09/16/2021 Sub#: 658