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2021-22 Catalog 
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ART 228 - Design Drawing

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.


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Designed to Serve All students who wish to learn more about showing their design intent through drawings
Active Date 20210403T10:07:36

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

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

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

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

Create three-dimensional delineations of interiors using color pencils and pens.

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

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