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Continuing Education + Community Outreach Courses

Drawing Beyond Observation

Course No. DRG 221-321-421  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Amber Kempthorn | Christian Wulffen | Michael Meier

This course will explore strategies for representation beyond direct perception, moving past the use of the traditional still life, landscape, or model as subject. How can a drawing describe the world that is beyond the range of our common visual observations? Different approaches to drawing, including free-association, metaphor, and mapping are explored to help define and circumvent personal barriers. Required for junior Drawing majors. Offered fall.

TEACHER workshops

TEACHER workshops

July 28 + 29, 2016

Our summer TEACHER workshops offer a wide variety of professional development and art-making opportunities for K-12 educators.

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Leslie McCombs

Leslie McCombs

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