ART 104 Cottrell

ART 104 Cottrell - ART 104 BEGINNING DRAWING Spring...

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ART 104 BEGINNING DRAWING Spring Semester 2010 Class Time: Monday 1:00-4:00 PM Dr. Camille Cottrell Office: Few Hall 103 Telephone: 770-784-4717 Office Hours: Mon11:00-12:00, Tues 11:30-2:00 Studio Hours; Mon & Thurs 1:00-4:00 Course Description: ART 104 serves as a comprehensive introductory studio course of descriptive drawing (to draw what is visually observed by the artist). The foci of the studio will be the exploration of the formal elements of art in relation to constructing strong compositions, the concepts of value, space, form and expression and the study of the aesthetic, physical and psychological properties of various drawing media. Course Goals and Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1 Demonstrate an understanding of the formal elements, (line, shape, value, texture, and color) as they relate to the principles of visual organization, (harmony, balance, rhythm and repetition, movement, dominance, and proportion). 2 Successfully work in both dry and wet drawing media to proficiently render three-dimensional space through linear perspective, atmospheric or intuitive perspective and chiaroscuro. 3 Produce two-dimensional visual images which explore various methods of achieving strong compositions which explore subject matter as well as subject meaning 4 Develop criteria to successfully analyze and critically discuss their work. Student Evaluation and Grading: There will be seven assignments worth 100 points each. Students will also submit a sketchbook (50 tight sketches and master drawings total by end of semester) worth 100 points. All projects and work in sketch books will be evaluated with regards to composition, understanding of assigned technique, craftsmanship, value ranges, handling of media, and creativity. There will be a
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