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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Art and Design - ART 120

Drawing: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course examines the elements of drawing in noted art works. Students study how artists use spatial and value relationships to create art and then summarize basic approaches to drawing and media.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine works of art where drawing was the primary approach to create emotion from the viewer.
  • Explain the ways in which drawings impact their intended audience.
  • Compare and contrast the relationship and importance of drawing to other art forms.
  • Analyze drawings, from established Art History sources, that effectively utilize traditional methods to achieve accurate spatial relationships to achieve accurate proportion.
  • Summarize how drawings show proportion and spatial relationships.
  • Analyze drawings, from established Art History sources, that effectively utilize traditional methods to achieve accurate value relationships to achieve form and dimension.
  • Critique drawings for basic form and dimension.
  • Explain how drawings create the illusion of depth by recording the effect of light on surfaces.
  • Illustrate drawings that utilize spatial differentiation.
  • Summarize how drawings show linear and atmospheric perspective.
  • Investigate compatibility of different drawing media with different surfaces.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 120140217Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris S9/20/0Open$12.00M  08:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 120140218Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris C3/20/0Open$12.00M  01:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
 120140219Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris C11/20/0Open$12.00T  01:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
 120140221Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris C2/20/0Open$12.00T  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 120110221Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris S26/31/0Open$12.00W  08:00 AM-11:38 AM WEBWEB
 120110222Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris S30/31/0Open$12.00W  01:00 PM-04:38 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 120110218Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris C22/31/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 120110219Draw Theory & ElemRMT3Sarris C22/31/0Open$12.00M  01:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday