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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ART                                     Course Number: 111                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Drawing: the Language of Line
Subject: Art
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

THIS COURSE DEVELOPS STUDENTS? ABILITY TO DRAW WHILE FOSTERING THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF DRAWING AS A SIGNIFICANT FORM OF COMMUNICATION WITH ITS OWN HISTORY AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATION. STUDENTS WILL STUDY DIFFERENT DRAWING MEDIA AND STYLES AND DEVELOP A VOCABULARY OF DRAWING TECHNIQUES THROUGH DIRECT OBSERVATION, IMAGINATIVE REFLECTION, IMITATION, AND EXPERIMENTATION. CLASS TIME WILL BE DIVIDED BETWEEN DRAWING EXERCISES AND PROJECTS, CRITIQUES, AND DEMONSTRATIONS, AND DISCUSSIONS OF THE HISTORICAL AND THEORETICAL CONTEXTS IN WHICH DRAWING CAN BE UNDERSTOOD AND ANALYZED.

  
General Education:
     
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Fine Arts

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  
Start Date:    02/25/2013                         End Date: