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ART 228 - Design Drawing I

5 Credits
In this course students will engage in drawing activities to gain an understanding of the power and importance of drawing as a creative and communicative tool. Topics include mastering color pencil and marker techniques, rendering of texture, pattern, and hard surfaces. At the end of the quarter, students are challenged to communicate design ideas through sketches and formal presentation methods.


Designed to Serve All students who wish to learn more about showing their design intent through drawings
Active Date 2014-01-30

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
I. Introduction to course overview and expectation setting II. Initial considerations - phenomena of color and light; dimensions of color III. Media and paper IV. Techniques of drawing V. Elements, materials and finishes VI. Scale elements - drawing figures and objects VII. Color and composition in illustration VIII. Approaches to creating color design drawings IX. Presentations and distribution of color design drawings

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate their knowledge of color theory and how to use a color through colored drawings

Demonstrate texture, pattern, hard surfaces, furnishings and accessories in plan and elevation.

Use color pencils and pens to draw three-dimensional delineations of interiors.

Use drawing techniques and color to define light and shadow, textures, and material characteristics.

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