The development of basic drawing skills and concepts through an emphasis on observation and visual problem solving. Representation and expression are explored mostly through black and white drawing media. Critiques develop student's abilities to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual production.


Course Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, all students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of 2D composition and pictorial space construction through a series of observational drawings;
  • Develop technical skill in the use of black and white drawing media;
  • Demonstrate an ability to generate ideas and visual problem-solving strategies through a series of sequential drawing assignments;
  • Speak and write critically about personal and peer artwork and propose thoughtful alternatives.


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