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ARCH 201 – Basic Drawing


A freehand studio drawing course limited to pencil and pen, this introductory class concentrates upon seeing, describing, and analyzing form through linear graphic means. Though intended primarily for students considering a design-related career, it is open to students from any discipline wishing to improve their visual literacy. The first half of the course - unbiased toward a particular art - focuses upon understanding the role of line in creating form. Principles of orthographic and perspective projection are introduced in the second half of the semester.


Mon, Wed 9:00am-12:00pm 1360 A&AB


Melissa Harris


Course Brief