Beginning Drawing (ART111), Mesa Community College, Phoeniz, AZ, 2012-13

Students examine fundamental principles of drawing in a variety of black and white media. Emphasis on composition and facility in objective and expressive representation. Course applies basic knowledge of composition and technique fundamental to developing perceptual drawing skills.

Course Competencies: analyze historical and contemporary examples of drawing (including their own and their peers), define form on a two-dimensional format using line, value, texture, and compositional theory, identify and explain how forms are balanced and unified within the picture plane, undersand the concepts of proportion, scale and perspective while  experimenting with a variety of dry and wet media.