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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 100 Introduction to Hand Drawing Techniques

This course introduces the student to traditional hand drawing and board drafting techniques using a variety of mediums. The purpose of the course is to teach students to represent, interpret, analyze and model objects for the purpose of conveying thoughts or developing ideas related to space in a graphic and realistic manner. The concept of graphic composition will also be introduced in this course. Students will learn to effectively utilize various drawing techniques based on the desired outcome. Oral presentation skills will also be practiced as students learn to effectively speak about drawing methods and spatial relationships. Some of the techniques presented are: color theory; rendering; perspective methods; drawing; shade; shadow; and free-hand sketching.
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3