Course No. FNDN 130 Credits: 3.0
The primary goals of Observational Drawing focus on core drawing concepts; basic methods, tools and materials; and an introduction into the language of mark making. Composition and visual analysis are emphasized through drawing from observation, including perspective theories as they relate to objects and environments, and a basic introduction to the figure. Students utilize observational information to develop a broad range of manual and perceptual skills and to develop an ability to translate the three-dimensional world into two dimensions. Students are challenged to develop a strong drawing practice through in-class work, out of class assignments, and ongoing sketchbooks.
Join us for a lecture series inspired by the 2021 Summer Reading, On Looking by Alexandra Horowitz.
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