Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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ART 131 - Introduction to Drawing

3 Credit(s)

Emphasis on developing skills in observation and the ability to describe three dimensional objects in two dimensional surfaces. Focus will be in perceptual drawing using still-life, figure, perspective or other representational drawing processes. Secondary focus in composition and drawing theory. Students will participate in critiques, discussions and presentations of the historical and contemporary context of drawing. A foundation course for students interested in visual arts, graphic design and multimedia design fields. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Create and analyze projects that demonstrate critical and creative thinking within representational drawing media and theory
2. Explore and demonstrate use of various traditional drawing media, including but not limited to, graphite, charcoal, conte’, ink, and erasers
3. Identify and utilize aesthetic elements including value, form, positive and negative space, perspective and mark-making
4. Demonstrate and improve the ability to accurately see and transcribe observed three-dimensional objects and space into two-dimensional images, working from still-life, figure, architecture or other representational subjects
5. Demonstrate the ability to analyze drawings, verbally, or in writing, related to specific drawing media, theory and vocabulary
6. Display specific elements of creative thinking, including Persistence, Risk-taking, Reflection and Exploration

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