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Drawing I

A beginning drawing course for those seeking an immersive experience in drawing instruction. In this studio course, which builds on skills learned in Drawing Basics, seeing form through the use of light and shadow, texture, line, and color is emphasized. We discuss drawing materials, form, line, and shading. By creating still lifes and live models, students learn the drawing techniques of perspective, foreshortening, gesture, portraiture, and the representation of drapery.

Gilda Pervin
Gilda Pervin
  Gilda Pervin received degrees from The University of Pittsburgh and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. After graduation she moved from Pennsylvania to Texas where she made art,  taught and exhibited for seven years.  During that time she helped create "500 Exposition Gallery" where artists could live, work and exhibit art that reflected their personal visions. When she moved to New York ...
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Jan 28 - Apr 29
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
CRN 5218
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What you will learn
  • To enhance observation, visual analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • To develop technical proficiency in drawing and painting.
  • To engage in the process of learning to understand the representation in art critically and in context.
  • To initiate the use of drawing as a means of personal artistic expression.
  • Understand the interaction of light with form and to use it in drawing and painting.
  • Apply concepts of perspective in drawing of geometric forms, objects and architectural elements.
  • Attain basic understanding of the main elements of human body and how they interact and use that knowledge to draw and paint the figure.
  • Understanding drawing materials.
  • Conceptualize and complete an independent drawing.
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