Art & Design/Drawing (ARDW)

ARDW 200  Drawing, Beginning I 3 Credits


Special fee. Basic elements of line, tone, composition, and perspective; exploration of traditional and experimental media and materials; and investigation of still life, landscape, life drawing, portraiture, and abstraction. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 6 hours studio.

ARDW 201  Life Drawing, Beginning I 3 Credits


Special fee. Structure and proportions of the human figure. Study of skeletal and muscular structure, the figure at rest and in motion, isolated and in a setting. Expressive as well as analytical approach to drawing. Exploration of traditional as well as current techniques and media. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 6 hours studio.

ARDW 210  Drawing, Beginning II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 200. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 200. 6 hours studio.

ARDW 211  Life Drawing, Beginning II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 201. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 201. 6 hours studio.

ARDW 300  Drawing, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 210. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 210. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 301  Life Drawing, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 211. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 211. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 400  Drawing, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 300. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 300. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 401  Life Drawing, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 301. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 301. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 450  Independent Study in Drawing 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 300 or departmental approval. Special fee. Topics for investigation selected with the approval of the instructor. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits.

ARDW 451  Independent Study in Life Drawing 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval. Special fee. Topics for investigation selected with the approval of the instructor. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits.

ARDW 500  Graduate Drawing 3 Credits


Special fee. In this course students will learn through perceptual and abstract studies to explore ideas of memory, symbolic form, utopian/dystopian concepts, and collaborative approaches to drawing. Contemporary and historical examples will be examined to enable students to better evaluate their own work and introduce new ways of thinking about graphic systems and their wider practice.

ARDW 501  Graduate Life Drawing I 3 Credits


Special fee. Advanced problems in drawing based upon a study of the human figure. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 511  Graduate Life Drawing II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 501. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 501. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 601  Graduate Life Drawing III 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 511. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 511. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARDW 611  Graduate Life Drawing IV 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARDW 601. Special fee. Continuation of ARDW 601. Taken serially. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.