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Drawing & Composition


This beginning course develops skills in the elements of drawing and composition. Through demonstration, class exercises, and critiques, students explore concepts including contour line, cross contour, modeling, uses of marks to show form and space, perspective, scale and measurement, and positive/negative space.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials for Jones: Drawing board; 18”x24” sketchpad (Strathmore, Canson, Aquabee;) 11”x14” sketchbook; Charcoal pencils: hard (HB or B), medium (2B or 4B), soft (6B or 8B); Pastel pencils: Faber-Castell “PITT” or Stabilo “CarbOthello” pencils, NO Conte’ pastel pencils; Pastel colors: dark sephia in PITT and one or two other dark earth-tones, blues, reds; Colored pencils: Faber-Castell “Polychromos” and Berol “Prismacolor” Colors: two or three in dark colors (black, reds, blues, etc.; Do not get watercolor versions of these pencils;) Kneaded rubber eraser; Eraser shield; Razor blades; Small piece #100 sandpaper (3”x4”); Chamois; 18”x2” “See-Thru Ruler” (plastic)

First class materials for Adams: One box of Staedler Mars graphite pencils 9H or 9B; one roll of drafting tape or artists tape (low tack tape), ½” thick; one Staedler Mars white plastic eraser; one pencil sharpener; one Masonite drawing board with two clips and pink rubber band (large enough to hold an 18”x24” sketch pad; one 18”x24” Strathmore recycled drawing tablet (dark green cover) or Strathmore drawing tablet (brown cover)

First class materials for Bledsoe: Bring camera to each class
18x24” ROUGH NEWSPRINT PAD 18 x 24 in. 50 Sheets
STRATHMORE DRAWING PAD 18 x 24 in. 80lb., 1 sheet Canson "Mi Tientes" 19 x25 (Steel or Felt Gray) paper
Sketchbook, 9"x12"
Drawing Board 20 x 24 inch with 2 large clips
Retractable breakaway knife
Graphite Pencils – 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B
Ebony pencil
DESIGN KNEADED ERASER Grey x-large
STAEDTLR MARS PLASTC Eraser
Extra Soft VINE CHARCOAL Soft, package of 3
GENERALS CHARCOAL STICKS Package- 2B
GENERALS Charcoal Pencils– HB, 2B, 4B
CHAMOIS 5 x 7”
PENCIL SHARPNER Metal
24" Metal ruler
Box 12-24 PRISMACOLOR Colored Pencils
Pentel Oil Pastels set 48 (or better brand)
Drafting Tape
Workable Fixative
*PORTFOLIO any size that will fit 18x24” paper
Prices vary *STORAGE BOX (student choice)
OPTIONAL TEXT: DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION, Brian Curtis, McGraw Hill Higher Education,c 2002, ISBN: 0-07-241024-8

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Foundation Course
Instructor: Lisa Adams
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): May 31, 2015  -  August 09, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: July 5, 2015
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Mid Wilshire Studio
6124 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25261 $395  
Certificate 25262 $430  
Credit 25263 $1250  
9 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2 Foundation Course
Instructor: Ken Jones
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 02, 2015  -  August 04, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25264 $395  
Certificate 25265 $430  
Credit 25266 $1250  
9 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 3 Foundation Course
Instructor: Lisa Adams
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): May 31, 2015  -  August 09, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: July 5, 2015
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25267 $395  
Certificate 25268 $430  
Credit 25269 $1250  
10 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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