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  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions
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    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 

     

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • Rejuvenating Yoga

    Apr 04| Student Event
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    All students and Otis College community welcomed and encouraged to participate. Visiting artist Catherine Tingey facilitates the Yoga class!

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Continuing Education Course



Fundamentals of Drawing: Ages 9-12


In this course the fundamentals of drawing are introduced through a variety of drawing media. Students explore basic visual elements such as line, shape, texture and value in relation to drawing techniques and design principles. Students work from observation and their imagination to develop creative and aesthetic sensibilities, creating a foundation for further artistic exploration.

Class Materials: 11" x 14" or 9" x 12" sketchbook, 14" x 17 " drawing pad (Strathmore 400 series drawing paper pads), 14" x 17" newsprint pad, Drawing board (Sax 19 1/2” x 19” Carry-All Portable Drawing Board), graphite drawing pencils (2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), compressed charcoal stick set, 1 kneaded eraser, 1 Mars white eraser, Kum Long Point Pencil Sharpener, with shavings receptacle/canister, basic set of colored chalk pastels, glue stick, scissors, 12” ruler, Compose It Clear Grid- 3:4 (available from Blick)

IMPORTANT:
• All Young Artist Workshop (YAW) students are required to submit a completed YAW Emergency Information Form prior to admittance into the classroom. (Students will not be permitted to attend without this.)
• Course is held at the Otis Mid-Wilshire Studio (6124 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90048)


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XCHL8019
Meetings: 8
Credit Hours: NC
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