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Verde Drawing 1

Course Content: Lecture and Discussion Topics


Drawing Skills: Perspective Foreshortening Modeling 3-D Space Figure-ground Chairoscuro Visual Literacy and Aesthetics Visual Memory Analysis and Study of Forms Visual Vocabulary Application of Principles and Elements of Design Introduction to Traditional, Historical and Contemporary Examples of Art Critique

ART 110 Fall 2011 Instructor Virginia Pates virginia.pates@yc.edu 649-5466 Office F111

Course Description: ART110. Drawing I (3). Perspective and visual perception studied as related to developing artistic visual growth in perceiving our environment. Emphasis on analysis of objects and their compositional placement within pictorial construction. Application of design principles. One lecture. Five lab.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of the course, you should be able to:
Apply various perspective techniques. Identify and use foreshortening. Produce plastic space and modeling. Use chiaroscuro technique. Identify, memorize and transfer visual information to the page. Analyze forms. Develop a visual vocabulary Identify, analyze and synthesize principles elements of design. Recognize traditional, historical or contemporary examples of art. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.

Assessment: You may take this course for a pass/fail grade if you are taking it for personal interest. If you are taking the course for credit, you should request a letter grade. To receive a letter grade, you will need to complete the Student Self-Assessment form for your course level. Student Exhibition: All students will be supported in submitting work into an exhibition at the end of the semester. This semesters exhibition will be the annual Made in Clarkdale exhibition in December. Attendance: Attendence is necessary for lectures, demonstrations and critiques. Please be on time for organized activities. Please sign in whenever you attend open studios. Homework: In addition to the time built into your class schedule, you will need to draw regularly during open studio hours and outside of class Please be aware that learning to draw is a lot like learning to play a musical instrument, and you will need to spend a lot of time practicing your new skills to be successful. Website: www.verdedrawing.wikispaces.com This website contains all of your course documents, schedules and supplemental information, as well as a calander and links to other information and events about art. Students are able to edit and add to this site, and may set up their own pages.

Supplies
I have tried to keep the materials list as simple as possible. If you already have some of these supplies, then only purchase what you need. Variety of Graphite Pencils, minimum of HB, 2B and 4B 4B and 6B Charcoal Pencil Compressed Charcoal Willow Vine Charcoal White Charcoal Kneaded Eraser Plastic Eraser Pencil Sharpener Newsprint Pad 18 x 24 Drawing Pad 18 x 24 Sketchbook Spiral Bound, Minimum of 9 x 12 Drawing Board Workable Fixative Masking Tape Sedona Art Supply http://www.sedonaartsupply.com/ The place to buy art supplies in the Verde Valley. Online Shopping Cart at Art Supply Warehouse http://www.aswexpress.com/ Click on Supplies Lists for Art Class in the left menu, and choose your college, instructor and class. You may buy supplies anywhere, but you will find rock-bottom prices on quality supplies at a big, online supplier like Art Supply Warehouse. Ive been buying from them since 1987! Youll have to order in advance, so I have put together a cart of everything you will need - just delete what you dont want. Immediate Gratification Supplies Available from the Yavapai College Marketplace (Website coming in September) For the first day of class, you will need the 9 x 12 sketchbook and a piece of compressed charcoal. If you are unable to buy these ahead of time, you can purchase them through the Yavapai Online Marketplace. This is the first year we have participated in the Marketplace, so I would appreciate your feedback if you try it. With this marketplace, you may purchase (a limited selection of) supplies online, then pick up the items from me in class.
Pay for your supplies through one of the following methods, then pick up your order from your instructor. 1. Through the Business Office Verde Campus with cash, check or credit card: Building I-126, Monday-Friday: 8am-5:00pm, Tel: (928) 634-6518 2. Through the online Yavapai College Marketplace (Coming in mid-September)

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