Art 100 Schedule

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Week 1

Getting Acquainted
Attendance roster
Introduction to Class
Lecture: T'ai Chi method/Contrast

Materials purchase
Film: Kung Fu

Week 2 Introduction to materials
Five Animals Skills Survey
Pencil techniques: Grab the Dragon's Tail, Cloudy Hands, Tiger's Claw
Sketchbook: Draw your hybrid animal
Week 3 Line and Pattern
Contour drawing
Positive and negative space
Sketchbook: Make 5 drawings (subject matter is your choice) that emphasize line. Watch this video for inspiration.
Week 4 Line and Pattern
Exploration between the senses and drawing
Sketchbook: Use brush and ink to make five squiggle drawings
Week 5 Line and Pattern
Exploration between the senses and drawing
Sketchbook: Turn in your sketchbook for evaluation
Week 6 Shape and Geometry
Aggregate Shapes (How to Draw video) 
Geometry of Complex Forms
Application: Line Drawings of Bottles
Sketchbook: Make 3 drawings of your hand using aggregate shapes. Use this example.
Week 7 Value and Figure/Ground
Value scale
Basic rules of composition (How to Draw video)
Application: Still Life drawings
Sketchbook: Draw a still life using fruit. Emphasize shape, line and value. Watch this video to guide your effort
Week 8 The Frame
Composition
Using the edge of the frame
Application: Still Life Drawing of Paper Airplane
Sketchbook: Make 5 drawings of random objects within a tight frame. Emphasize form, line and value
Week 9 The Frame continued
Composition
Using the edge of the frame
Application: Still Life Drawing of Paper Airplane
Field trip: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego 10/15/18
Sketchbook: Turn in your sketchbook for evaluation
Week 10

 One Pt. Linear Perspective
Application: Quad drawing

Instructional video pt. 1

Instructional video pt. 2
Sketchbook: Draw 5 real world objects in perspective (bed, chair table, box, etc)

Week 11 One Pt. Linear Perspective
Application: Room Interior
Sketchbook: Draw part of your bedroom in 1 pt. persective
Week 12 Two Pt. Linear Perspective
Linear Perspective
2 pt linear perspective
Application: Exterior landscape
Draw exterior of your house in 2 pt. perspective
Week 13 Two Pt. Linear Perspective
Application: Exterior landscape
Sketchbook: Turn in your sketchbook for evaluation
Week 14 Final Project
Narrative Drawing
Week 15 Final Project
Narrative Drawing
Finals Week