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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Drawing I/II

Drawing I/II
TOYD220/221

Drawing I - The purpose of this class is for students to become fully articulate in a new drawing language called Visual Communication. To communicate effectively, a designer needs to have at their disposal a broad range of drawing skills. Students spend the semester becoming familiar with the principles of perspective and more importantly, they learn the useful particulars and shortcuts pertaining to sketching.

Drawing II - This second semester course is an introduction to the theory and practice of sketching, drawing, and rendering techniques as applied to toy product. Focus is on rapid visual sketching as well as marker rendering, which enable the designer to convey information about surface characteristics such as color, texture, and material.
Prerequisite: TOYD 220 Drawing l.