2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 113 Drawing Advanced (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Prerequisite ART 112  or instructor permission.

Course Description
This course builds upon the foundation of contemporary and classical approaches to drawing and is an extension of the fundamentals of representational drawing. This course is designed to allow the serious student to develop skills as a draftsman and broaden capabilities for personal expression.

Student Outcomes
1. Create original drawings which demonstrate the student's capacity to perceive, comprehend and interpret the three-dimensional world using various media techniques.
2. Synthesize the formal art elements and principles with the observed world to create unity and harmony in varying compositional formats. 
3. Expand upon the foundations of representational strategies that give direction to emotional and psychological content.
4. Demonstrate ability to use light logic to create the illusions of mass and motion. Model drawings to create chiaroscuro in various light conditions.
5. Develop disciplined focus and scholarly inquiry in classroom discussions, critiques and portfolio presentation.
6. Exhibit dedication and professional growth through a variety of creative applications expressing personal style and voice.

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