Art 1020
Concurrent drawing

Updated Aug 30, 2013

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

August -
September

January

Pre-assessment 

 

Review on contemporary artists
Golden mean composition

Test of rendering ability
Test even shading within an area
Test gradient shading over various lengths
Gain knowledge of living artists an their work
Organizing a drawing using the golden mean ratio

Draw a realistic picture
Draw sectioned scale
Draw 3 length gradient scale
Art21 video series (throughout the semester)

Golden mean landscape

October

February

Value in drawing

Charcoal

How to use the 3 value rule and Prisma pencil
Rendering lights mediums and darks w/charcoal

B&W Prisma on gray paper
Charcoal drawing

November

March

Pastels and zoom in composition


Portrait drawing

Features of the face

Organizing the face (the rule of 1/2s)

Selecting and organizing a good zoom in detail to draw.
Pastel technique

How to draw eyes, noses, mouths, and ears
Mapping  the face

Animal pastel drawing

 

Daily practice worksheets: eye1, eye2, nose1, nose2, mouth1, mouth2, ear
 
Map of the face drawing
Copy a master's drawing Final portrait.

December

April

Pen and Ink drawing

Printmaking

Intaglio etching process

Line drawing vs shaded drawing
Using ink drawing pen
History of etching
Etching on Plexiglas
Inking and printing a Plexiglas plate

Pen and ink value drawing



4 final prints

January

May-June

Culminating project
 

 

Review of subjects covered in class and selection of medium

Final project
Additional possible projects:
Scratchy line drawing
3 value drawing
Fantasy drawing
Portfolio review