Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 231 - Drawing: Intermediate

3 Credit(s)

Emphasis on further development and exploration of drawing skills of observation, representation, composition, thematic development and critical analysis begun in ART 131. Student will create and analyze projects that demonstrate critical and creative thinking and which demonstrate individual exploration of process and content. Individual and group critiques, discussions and presentations will expand the students' perceptions of the artistic process and drawing practice and theory within historical and cultural contexts. This course is recommended before taking any 200 level painting or printmaking course. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.

Prerequisite: ART 131  or instructor permission by portfolio.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate the understanding of drawing as process, as the result of physical activity, critical thinking, and intuition. Explore expressive possibilities within the drawing medium and critical understanding of composition and form. Develop and demonstrate increased ability to work with pre-conceived thematic ideas in an organized visual fashion.

2. Demonstrate use of and analyze personal aesthetic choices in the creation of drawing projects, and relate personal projects to the greater context of specific art historical references and/or contemporary art issues.

3. Demonstrate use of various drawing media, and use of clear and complex aesthetic and compositional elements in drawing. Demonstrate use of accurate perceptual drawing skills and increased understanding of conceptual drawing skills. (working with specific thematic ideas)

4. Demonstrate the ability to discuss and lead discussions of art historical drawings, personal work and peer work in a constructive and analytical fashion related to specific drawing objectives.

5. Demonstrate the use of art historical and/or contemporary issues within the drawing medium, including aesthetics, materials, technical concepts and content.

6. Demonstrate and understanding of drawing issues as they pertain to art historical developments and other 2D disciplines, including painting and printmaking. Create drawing projects related to specific art historical or contemporary drawing issues.

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