This course approaches drawing as a way of thinking and seeing. Students will be introduced to a range of drawing issues, as well as a variety of media, including charcoal, graphite, ink and oil stick. Subject matter includes still life, the figure, landscape and architecture. Representation, abstraction and working from imagination will be explored. A structured independent project will be given at the end of the semester.
In class: studio work and discussion. Outside of class: structured drawing assignments, often in sketchbook, short reading and writing assignments; guest speakers and visits to galleries and museums in New York. Final Project will be presented in group critique.