Part 2: Drawing Extended

COURSE OUTLINE

Part 4: Finish

DAYS 15-16 – Finish

Preparation

Review (again) these Exemplars of Line Quality

Review (again) these Exemplars of Linear Shading

In-Class

M, MAR 14 - W, MAR 16 » Four-Part Still Life Drawing (Graphite or Charcoal on Drawing Pads) • Individual Meetings

Homework

Complete Four-Part Still Life Drawing

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Value - Form and Expression

DAYS 17-18 – Value

Preparation

Check out this Presentation on Composition

Consider these Reductive Drawings, as well as these...

Review these Expressive Uses of Value

In-Class

M, MAR 21 – W, MAR 23 » Reductive Drawing (Compressed Charcoal on Drawing Pad)

M, MAR 21» Birdsell Mansion site visit

Homework

Value Study - Paper Bag (Vine on Newsprint)

Begin Artist Research

Read Working Process in preparation for the Birdsell project

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Drawing Extended

DAYS 19-20 – Making a Mark

Preparation

Read the Descriptions of the In-Class Assignments (below)

View these Abstract and Conceptual Drawings

In Class

Homework

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Days 21-24 – Independent Projects

Preparation

  • Choose one of the Project Formats (see "In Class," below)

  • Subject Matter Research

In Class

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The Birdsell Project

M, MAR 21 » Birdsell Walk-Through

Arrange for transportation to the Birdsell mansion (click here for directions). We will draw until 3:45; the class will tour the Birdsell mansion at 4:15 PM.

F, APR 1 » Artist Research

Complete the Artist Research phase according to these instructions by April 1.

M, APR 11» Site-specific Research

APR 20-MAY 3 » Drawing Sessions

Drawing sessions will run from April 20 - May 3.

 

(Available extra working hours and contact information TBA)

W, MAY 4 » Final Critique

F, APR 29 » Portfolios and Sketchbooks Due by 5 PM.

W, MAY 4 from 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM » Final Critique @ the Birdsell

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