ART 121-122 Syllabus
Division: Arts and Sciences Date: February 2014
Curricula in which Course is Taught: Art
Course Number and Title: ART 121-122, Drawing I-II
Credit Hours: 3-4 Credits Each Hours Wk/Lec: Variable Hours/Wk Lab: Variable
Lec/Lab Comb: Studio instruction and lecture variable
Catalog Description: The course develops basic drawing skills and understanding of visual language through studio instruction/lecture. It introduces concepts such as proportion, space, perspective, tone, and composition as applied to still life, landscapes, and the figure. It uses drawing media such as pencil, charcoal, ink wash, and color media. It includes field trips and gallery assignments.
II. Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught:
This course should be considered as a fundamental preparation for more advanced commercial fine art and design courses. It is a transfer course which meets fine arts requirements in the Liberal Arts – Humanities Specialization.
III. Required background: ENF 1
V. Learner Outcomes
A. Learn the fundamentals of drawing in pencil and pen-and-ink
A. Learn to apply various skills in designing artwork for commercial purposes
B. Learn vocabulary relating to drawing
C. Learn design concepts including proportion, space, balance, rhythm, and composition.
Students will be evaluated on multiple drawing projects and assignments as designed by faculty. In addition, students will be assessed on the basis of some combination of quizzes, tests, and other projects as assigned by faculty.
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
DCC Educational Objectives: