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Art 102 Schedule

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

Date

Films/Presentations/Assignments/ Exercises

Week 1

Introduction to class goals and objectives
Materials list and homework will be given

Purchase Materials from Blick Art on second day of class
Lecture: Traditional and Contemporary Drawing

Review of Drawing 1 skills

  • Cloudy Hands, Grasp the Dragon's Tail, Tiger's Claw
  • Proportion, line and value, light and shadow

Assignment: Life drawing
Goal: Analysis of materials
Materials: Variety
Dimensions: 18" x 24"

Week 2

Assignment: Life drawing
continued

Week 3

Assignment: Dissected Still Life Drawing
Goal: To expand skills of observation and invention
Materials: Colored pencils, illustration board
Dimensions: 18" x 24"

Week 4

Assignment: Dissected Still Life Drawing
continued

Week 5

Assignment: Scrambled Eggs
Goal: To describe form with a deepened and expanded knowledge of the elements and principles of composition.
Materials: Graphite pencils or charcoal
Dimensions: 18" x 24"

Week 6

Assignment: Scrambled Eggs
continued

Week 7

Assignment: Scrambled Eggs
continued

Midterm Portfolio Review

Week 8

Assignment: A Sense of Place/Space
Goal:
To solve advanced problems regarding spatial relationships within a composition.
Materials: Graphite pencils or charcoal
Dimensions: 18" x 24"

Week 9

Assignment: A Sense of Place/Space
continued

Field Trip

Week 10

Assignment: Art History Outtakes
Goal: To communicate ideas and concepts through drawing. Materials: Variable
Dimensions: Variable

Week 11

Assignment: Art History Outtakes
Goal: To communicate ideas and concepts through drawing.

Week 12

Assignment: Art History Outtakes
continued

Week 13

Assignment: Self-directed Drawing
Goal
Materials: Variable
Dimensions: Variable

Week 14

Assignment: Self-directed Drawing
continued

Week 15

Assignment: Self-directed Drawing
continued

Week 16

Assignment: Self-directed Drawing
continued