A foundation studio course exploring drawing with emphasis on descriptive, expressive, and conceptual approaches. Students will learn to see and interpret a variety of subjects while using diverse materials and techniques. Course work will facilitate a dialogue in which students will engage in critical analysis and begin to develop their understanding of drawing as a discipline.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe visual subjects through the use of accurate and sensitive observation
  • Generate drawings that demonstrate descriptive, expressive, and conceptual approaches.
  • Utilize varied materials and techniques with informed aesthetic and conceptual strategies.
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of professional practice, including safety, craft and presentation.
  • Analyze and critique drawings verbally and/or in writing.
  • Relate drawing to design, art history and contemporary artistic production.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0