This course is an introduction to principles and techniques for drawing the portrait. Emphasis will be on learning to draw what you see through close observation from life, master artists, and experimental approaches. This class will investigate why drawing is significant and how a portrait can be expressed. Students will be introduced to a variety of drawing materials and techniques as well as proportion, sighting, perspective, value and composition. Students will develop a context for their work through readings and research projects about influential artists. A final portfolio of completed assignments will be reviewed at the end of the quarter.
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Fine Art, Animation, Illustration, Graphic Design
Students will be required to purchase drawing materials from the Greener Bookstore. The estimated cost is $50.