Fundamentals of Drawing (A): Ages 13-15
In this course fundamentals of drawing are introduced. Students use graphite, charcoal and chalk pastel to learn basic elements of drawing such as line, shape, texture, color and value in relation to concepts in drawing. Instruction covers drawing techniques and design principles. Students develop their creative and aesthetic sensibilities, setting a foundation for all visual art pursuits.
First class materials: 11" x 14" drawing pad (or equivalent that can be used for charcoal and graphite), 11" x 14" newsprint pad (or similar size), basic set of graphite drawing pencils (at least 4 different pencils), compressed charcoal stick set, 1 kneaded eraser, 1 Mars white eraser, pencil sharpener with shavings receptacle/canister, vine/willow charcoal stick set, gray paper stumps, basic set of colored chalk pastels, glue stick, scissors, 12” ruler. IMPORTANT:
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building.
• All Young Artist Workshop (YAW) students are required to submit a completed Pre-College Programs Emergency Contact Information Form and Policies and Procedures Acknowledgement of Receipt (last page) prior to admittance into the classroom. Students will not be permitted to attend without this.
• For students attending both morning and afternoon classes, a mandatory fee of $50 is required for supervision during the lunch break (meals not included). The fee is paid upon check-in on the first day of each 2-week session.
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