RCARTS 288 - Beginning Drawing
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: RC Fine Arts (RCARTS)
Department: LSA Residential College
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This class focuses on drawing as a means of visual inquiry and it provides an introduction to the basic principles of drawing and composition from both traditional and contemporary approaches. Projects will direct students to investigate line, shape and value via representations of interior still lifes, assorted motifs, the human figure, and ultimately scenes from their own imagination. Structured assignments will explore concerns pertaining to line and contour, positive and negative space, proportional measuring, gesture, perspective, value gradation and color theory, amongst others. Those activities aim to provide the student with an understanding of drawing media, technical and stylistic approaches, and expressive possibilities within a range of subject matter. The final goal is to empower the student to feel comfortable articulating his/her visual interests via drawing, and to be able to make choices in that context from an informed standpoint. Class has a studio lab fee.

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RCARTS 288 - Beginning Drawing
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001 (LAB)
4RC Ugrd
MW 5:00PM - 8:00PM
002 (LAB)
MW 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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