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    Macalester College
  Feb 22, 2018
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 130 - Drawing I

This studio course is an introduction to fundamental drawing materials and techniques. Students explore a variety of themes and subjects, including still life, architecture, figure drawing, portraiture, and imagination. Formal elements covered include: line, value, volume, space, proportion, perspective, mark-making, and composition. Context for assignments is given through frequent slide lectures, which cover both historical and contemporary use of drawing. In group critiques and discussions, we consider composition, representational accuracy, creative expression, content, and intention. Two three-hour periods per week. (4 credits)     Every semester. (4 Credits)