Course Number: 600; G Block 600g
Semester; 5 Units
UC/CSU Approved: Visual & Performing Arts “F” requirement. Satisfies one semester of the VAPA graduation requirement.
This is a basic foundation course to teach students to use the elements of art (line, color, shape, texture, space) and principles of design (movement, unity, contrast, emphasis, pattern, variety) in technically proficient and intuitive ways across a variety of media. Course studio activity will be augmented by slide lecture, video, and critique discussion with faculty. Each student is required to do work outside of class, including sketchbook drawings, from direct observation as well as a written critical analysis paper of professional or museum artwork viewed in person.
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