ART-125A - Fundamentals of Drawing - Pavel Vogler
|Course:||Fundamentals of Drawing|
Hello and Welcome! -
I am an Instructor who continually works on improving teaching strategies and classroom management techniques. I feel strongly, that through my experience as an independent, practicing artist, I am able to help my students to connect daily with classroom experience to their future career goals.
Fundamentals of Drawing is a beginning course emphasizing basic art-making techniques and compositional and design fundamentals.
The class will be taken on a step-by-step approach to understand and apply the Elements and
Principles of Design in order to create collection of drawings, learning on how to design, using a variety of art tools and techniques.
Here’s a brief preview of what you will learn in this course, and the topics that will be covered.
To provide knowledge of the technical processes and vocabulary associated with2D art-making and design.
To develop an ability to analyze and discuss drawings as media and techniques.
To assist in exploring the social, historical and cultural issues which influence art, artists in the area of drawing.
What to Expect in this Course
Here are the activities you can expect to engage in during a semester in your class. -
First couple weeks is for us to get to know each other, via your participation, sketchbook work, simple projects I will see who you are and what can you do.
Don't stress out, we will work together to make this course easy and fun. The key is to participate and communicate during Zoom meetings, Discussion Board and email and submitting all projects by the posted deadlines on Canvas.
Zoom meetings will be conducted for each scheduled class to reinforce your learning. I wish I could meet you in person, still through your art you will be able to tell me your story.
Example of assignments:
1. Art review readings of online sources, videos and PowerPoints.
2. Research in sketchbook; text and sketches.
Writing, Problem Solving or Performance:
1. After an introductory lecture on the critical language used in analyzing the formal properties drawing, students will write a two-page essay analyzing a contemporary drawing
from a local museum.
2. Write a formal artist's statement that relates to a specific work of art created by the student.
1.Create a drawing to suggests an asymmetrical balance using the pencil techniques. Project is based on individual design.
2. Create an drawing which will express ideas of movement and emphasis, project is based on examples of design.
Types of Assessments
Midterm and Final PowerPoints,
Portfolio Projects, Rubrics for each projects are explaining grading process.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Textbook is recommended but not required
"Key To Drawing" by Dobson
Other Relevant Course Information
What you Need to Know about Required Course Materials
Please check the list of materials needed to successfully begin, continue and complete the course. The detailed information’s are posted on Canvas, for example; simple drawing and
application materials like pencils, pens, color pencils, erasers etc.
Drawing Pad and Sketchbook will be an essential part of the class, since all your research, drawings and designs will be practiced and submitted for grading by photo documenting your work in sketchbook.
Submitting all the work will be online, by photographing ad submitting photo files, PowerPoints or Word Documents.
Phone camera should be enough for taking pictures, more info on submission of work, materials and photographing techniques will be provided.
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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