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  • 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.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Quick Sketch Techniques


This beginning/intermediate course focuses on quick sketch methods used by artists and animators for the purpose of conceptual design, capturing motion, visual documentation, and creative expression. Students use a variety of techniques and drawing media including line drawing, pen/ink, scribble lines, minimalism, and gesture drawing to communicate the physical descriptions of both animate and inanimate objects. Also covers perspective, line quality, and tone. Students engage in artistic exercises aimed at enhancing eye-hand coordination such as ambidextrous drawing and blind drawing.

Prerequisite: XDWG1001 Drawing & Composition; XDWG1014 Life Drawing

First class materials: TBD

Course Details
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Illustration
Instructor: Robert Roach
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  November 14, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35255 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35256 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35257 $1320 Add to Cart
16 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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