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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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Visual Sketching Techniques


This project-based studio course focuses on the development of hand drawing capabilities as a core skill. Sketching is a primary means to communicate concepts at the ideation phase. Students develop composition and line weight skills that convey their ideas clearly and dramatically. In class exercises in sketching emphasize form, perspective, scale, composition, surface texture, reflectivity, and function. Varied analog media and tools are integrated into a personal vision and style that clearly communicates the designers’ intent.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: TBD


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPRD7606
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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