Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 111 - Basic Drawing I

Class: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to the materials and the basic techniques of drawing.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 , MAT 032 , and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Introduction to Dry and Wet Achromatic Media
  • Composition/Pictorial space
  • Gesture
  • Sighting and Perspective
  • Line Quality and Contour
  • Shape and Planar Analysis
  • Texture
  • Value/Tone (Additive and Subtractive)
  • Critique

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
Art Kit

  • drawing supplies compiled by professor
  • permanent marker
  • paper towels or old loose rags
  • any additional items suggested by instructor

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify, use, and explain the basic vocabulary and concepts associated with drawing.
  2. Create representational drawings that demonstrate a working knowledge of the elements of art, principles of design, and achromatic media.
  3. Establish standards of craftsmanship and presentation.
  4. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills through formal analysis, critique, and self-assessment.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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