drawing 1 schedule

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INTRO + LINE 

WEEK 1—Read Ch 1-2

1/14 W Rough Sighting + Line
Acquire Materials

Contour line. Contour, blind contour and cross contour. Cross contour and the illusion of mass and volume. The interlock of positive and negative space introduced. Artists: Matisse, Lachaise, Durer, Kokoschka, Cano, Tovish, Polke, Guston, comic books

WEEK 2—Read Ch 3 Line

1/19 M Holiday
1/21 W Blind/Slow Contour

Mark Making and Gesture line. Working from still life: Linear gesture, scribble gesture and sustained gesture. Organizational line drawing. Introduction of core forms, composition and scale. Reductive drawing. Artists: Kline, Giacometti, Degas, Chia, Daumier, Matisse, Lachaise.

WEEK 3—Read Ch 9 All Things Considered

1/26 M Mark Making
1/28 W Gesture

Continuous and Organizational line 

WEEK 4

2/2 M Organizational
2/4 W Organizational

Cross Contour

WEEK 5—Read Ch 11 Critique

2/9 M Cross Contour
2/11 W Cross Contour

CRITIQUE/PORTFOLIO + SKETCHBOOK DUE

WEEK 6—READ and complete pg 100. AND READ Gestalt principles by Dejan Todorovic @ http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Gestalt_principles

2/16 M Crit/Portfolio Due
2/18 W Figure/Ground — Positive/Negative Space

Value. Value scales. Working from still life: two, three, and five value systems. Initial exploration in vine charcoal of white still life objects, followed by hatching, graphite and wash. How value describes structure, weight, light and space. Chiaroscuro. The subjective use of value. The mechanics of observing value…squinting. The interlock of value, tonal shapes, distinct and blended. Artists:Goya, Thiebaud, Morandi, Cuevas, Leslie, Courbet, Seurat, Chagoya, Millet,Celmins.

WEEK 7—Read Ch 4 Value

2/23 M Volume/Value
2/25 W Volume/Vallue

WEEK 8 —Read Ch 5 Shape and Volume.
Majors set up portfolio

3/2 M Space/Value
3/4 W Space/Value

CRITIQUE/PORTFOLIO + SKETCHBOOK DUE

WEEK 9

3/9 M Crit/Portfolio Due
3/11 W Linear Perspective: 1-point

3/14-3/22 SPRING BREAK

Perspective. Spatial illusion. Linear perspective: one, two and three point perspective. Aerial or atmospheric perspective. Other cultures systems for creating spatial illusions. Modernist space. Cubism. Multiple perspectives. Foreshortening. Elliptical perspective. Artists: Bernini, daVinci, Rubens, Cambiaso,Piranesi, Mazur, Hopper, Sheeler, Picasso, Braque,Thiebaud, Brown, de Chirico.

WEEK 10 —Read Ch 6 Space

3/23 M Linear Persepective: 2-point
3/25 W Linear Persepective: 2-point

WEEK 11

3/30 M Atmospheric Perspective Spatial Illusions
4/1 W Atmospheric Perspective Spatial Illusions

CRITIQUE/PORTFOLIO + SKETCHBOOK DUE

WEEK 12

4/6 M Holiday
4/8 W Crit/Portfolio Due

Texture/Expression. Actual and simulated texture. Invented, conventional and symbolic texture. Transferred and found texture. Spatial characteristics of texture. Artists: Kiefer, Close, Braque, Schwitters, Kabakov, Mesa-Baines, Indiana, Rauschenberg.

WEEK 13 —Read Ch 7 Texture.

4/13 M
4/15 W

Self Portraits…Head: Structure, proportion of the face, frontal and side. Self-portrait as a psychological/ autobiographical device. Artists: Kollwitz, Beckman, Dix, Freud, Schiele, Clemente, Close, Luna, Chagoya, Basquiat, Redon, Sherman.

WEEK 14 —Read Ch 10 Personal Expression

4/20 M Drawing Test Review + Texture/Expression
4/22 W Self-Portrait

WEEK 15

4/27 M Self-Portrait
4/29 W Self-Portrait

CRITIQUE/PORTFOLIO + SKETCHBOOK DUE

WEEK 6

5/4 M Final Crit/All Due + Drawing Lab Test
5/8 W 1:30 Pick up Portfolio + Sketchbook
[no don’t ask for grade yet; I wont be finished]

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