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ART 125 - Drawing 1

3 credit hours - Two hours of lecture and two hours of studio weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

Learn the essential principles, tools, terminologies and media used in drawing, as well as the critical thinking skills essential to understanding art. Study contour, gesture, modeling, value and perspective with emphasis on drawing from observation. Draw from the model and still life, and explore architecture through the study of perspective. No previous art instruction is necessary. Lab fee $20.

Crosslisted: Also offered as ART 125H ; credit is not given for both ART 125 and ART 125H .

Note: Typically offered at MC, OF, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Create perspective drawings from direct observation.
  2. Make and justify judgment regarding aesthetic merit and quality in drawings
  3. Discuss the importance of the art of drawing in the larger context of the art making process
  4. Produce work in the studio environment