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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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College Preparation: Life Drawing


This course emphasizes the structure and proportion of the human form. Students draw from the live unclothed model, studio instruction includes quick sketch, short, and long poses. Students work in a variety of drawing media and develop strong technical skills.

Prerequisite: Basic Drawing or equivalent experience

First class materials: 18"x24" drawing board, 18"x24" pad of smooth newsprint, 2-3 charcoal pencils (“soft” numbers such as 4B or 6B), “carbon” pencils (“Wolff’s Carbon” 4B, 6B; Conte’ “Pierre Noir” 2B, 3B), 2-3 pastel pencils (Carb-Othello, Faber-Castell “PITT”, Creta-color) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), 2-3 Color Pencils (Prismacolor and Poly-Chromos) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), kneaded rubber and Magic-Rub erasers, razor blades or utility knife, 3"x4" piece of #100 sandpaper, chamois.

Please note: At the Goldsmith Campus, students check in at the Security Desk on the first day of class.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPFP1164
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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