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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 100 - Fundamentals of Drawing

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C1
Introduction to principles, elements, and practices of drawing, employing a wide range of subject matter and drawing media.  Focus on perceptually based drawing, observational skills, technical abilities, and creative responses to materials and subject matter. 

Equivalent Quarter Course: ART 1113.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C1 - Lower Division Arts
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Observe and accurately render three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface;
  2. Create drawings that demonstrate the basic principles of spatial illusion through the application of linear, atmospheric, and other perspective systems;
  3. Utilize a variety of lines and mark making in drawing;
  4. Organize spaces and objects within a drawing according to basic principles of design and composition;
  5. Accurately describe forms and space through gradations of value;
  6. Utilize and apply a wide range of drawing materials and techniques;
  7. Develop expressive content through manipulation of line, form, value, and composition;
  8. Evaluate and critique class projects using relevant terminology in oral or written formats;
  9. Examine and describe historical and contemporary developments, trends, materials, and approaches in drawing.

C1. Arts Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the arts using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. respond to aesthetic experiences in the arts and develop an understanding of the integrity of both emotional and intellectual responses; and
  3. in their intellectual and subjective considerations, demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among the self, the creative arts, and culture.

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