Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Lacy, Mary Ellen
Discipline and Number
ARTS 1316 Section 501
W Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title
Drawing Foundations

Description of Course:

This drawing course has particular focus for students interested in animation and time based art. Classic drawing methods and figure drawing will be explored along with movement studies. Figure drawing sessions will be with a nude model. Working through a series of exercises and drawing assignments, students will build skill and technique throughout the semester. In addition to and beyond technique, students will engage in a practice of drawing with objectives toward focus, creativity, and discipline.

Required Texts:

None. Supplementary resource texts are listed in the class syllabus but not required.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Performance will be evaluated through attendance, effort in objective, level of individual improvement, and creative application. Final grades will be assessed by a cumulative portfolio review and notebook at the end of the semester.

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