ARTS2211 Drawing 1
Credit Hours: 3 semester hours
Prerequisites: ARTS1101 Two-Dimensional Foundations
This course has been designed to introduce and advance the practice of Drawing through the process of studying inanimate subjects, such as environment and various objects. It is a perceptual drawing course that expounds upon and requires a proficiency in the skills introduced in ARTS1101. The goal of the course is to further your perceptual drawing skills related to representing three-dimensional forms and apply them to the study of inanimate objects.
Goals and Objectives
The goals of this course are as follows:
Gain an understanding of basic visual shapes and forms through observation and drawing.
Begin to conceptualize the subject based on its visual principles.
Implement and advance drawings skills learned in ARTS1101.
Consider the subject compositionally.
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Complete a manner of drawing where structural knowledge and perceptual knowledge are in full support of one another, resulting in a technically sound, confident, well-understood drawings.
1 pad of 18”x24” Rough Newsprint Paper
1 sketchbook no smaller than 9” x 12” Recommended: 11” x 14” (Strathmore, Canson, etc.)
Erasers (1 kneaded, 1 gum)
Charcoal Pencils (medium, soft, extra soft)
Hand-held metal pencil sharpener
Compressed charcoal blocks
Vine Charcoal (Soft, Medium, Hard)
2 large binder clips
Masonite Drawing board approximately 24” x 26”
E-Xacto Knife for Sharpening
Coarse-grit sandpaper for fine sharpening
Tackle box / Art box to hold drawing supplies
1 roll of masking tape (preferably painters tape)