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  • Otis welcomes the Japan Foundation and honored guests Kashiwagi Hiroshi and Yoshifumi Nakamura for a lecture on contemporary Japanese design. 
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here
     
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

     

    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


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.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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