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Art 100 Schedule

The order length and content of the schedule may change.  I will keep you informed if and when these changes happen.

Week 1

Introduction to Class
Materials purchase
Attendance roster

Line and form

  • Lecture: Contrast Theory Complete Five Animals Skills Survey
  • Introduction to materials
  • Aggregate shapes

Week 2

Volume and Figure/Ground

  • Contour and cross contour lines
  • Gesture lines
  • Still Life Drawing

Week 3

Volume and Figure/Ground

  • Contour and cross contour lines
  • Gesture lines
  • Still Life Drawing

Week 4

Value, color and shading

  • Platonic shapes
  • Value scale: Icosahedron
  • Light and Shadow: Dodecahedron

Week 5

Composition

  • Positive and negative space
  • Basic rules of composition
  • paper airplane drawing

Week 6

Linear Perspective

  • 1 pt linear perspective
  • Quad drawing

Week 7

Linear Perspective

  • 2 pt linear perspective
  • Imaginary Interior

Week 8

Linear Perspective

  • 2 pt linear perspective
  • Imaginary Interior

Week 9

Linear Perspective

  • 2 pt linear perspective
  • Imaginary Interior

Week 10

Texture and surface effects

  • Still life drawing

Week 11

Texture and surface effects

  • Still life drawing

Week 12

Line and Pattern

  • Contour drawing
  • Cross hatching, stippling etc

Week 13

Line and Pattern

  • Contour drawing
  • Cross hatching, stippling etc

Week 14

Expressive Drawing

  • Ink and brush

Week 15

Expressive Drawing

  • Ink and brush