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Advanced Observational Drawing

Advanced Observational Drawing
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01/18/2021 - 05/14/2021
Spring Semester
0.5 credits in Electives
Grades 9-12

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About the course

Students will advance from learning and exploring the seven Elements of Art (line, shape, color, texture, form, space, and value) to a greater mastery of the Elements. Students will draw from complex subject matter by observing the world around them. They will become comfortable with various media. This course is designed for students who have already taken Observational Drawing 1 or have already had some drawing instruction.

Course Objectives:

  1. Expose students to famous works of art
  2. Gain skills in using the Elements of Art
  3. Practice and begin mastery of various drawing media
  4. Draw from complex subject matter including portraiture

Materials List:

Note: Please buy brand specific items if a brand is noted (for example, “Prismacolor”). Otherwise any brand is acceptable. Some suggested places to buy materials : Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Dick Blick, Jerry’s Artarama, Amazon.

About the teacher

Kimberly Swait Kimberly is from South Florida and now lives in Moscow, ID with her giant husband and five children. She has homeschooled her children for 12 years and earned a B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Florida in 2001.