2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ART 111 Drawing Beginning (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
An entry level drawing course that provides a framework for a variety of themes, materials, and techniques. This is an exploratory course that focuses on the observation and representation of three-dimensional form on a two-dimensional surface.

Student Outcomes
1. Create original drawings which demonstrate the ability to interpret the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional picture plane.
2. Increased visual awareness and acquisition of basic observational and representational skills.
3. Recognize and demonstrate compositional integrity through objective analysis and synthesis of the formal elements of art (line, shape, value, texture, form and space).
4. Exhibit dedication and professional growth through a variety of creative applications of: line weight and variation, proportion, comparative measurement, and perspective.
5. Demonstrate ability to use light logic and chiaroscuro to create the illusion of three-dimensional volume and form.
6. A portfolio that exhibits technical, conceptual, and creative growth.
7. Greater awareness and appreciation of historical and contemporary approaches to drawing

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