ART 180 F: Perspective Drawing and Rendering
CRN: 12825

Drawing & Painting


Course Information:

The main objective of this class is creating the illusion of three dimensions on a two-dimensional drawing surface. The lectures cover the basics of the visual perception of space, and the artistic techniques based on it. Perspective topics include its use as a descriptive and compositional device, and a discussion of the limits of linear perspective and of alternative ways to represent space. Rendering topics include explanations of the surface qualities of various materials, and the accurate depiction of the materials’ interaction with light. This course also meets student needs in advertising, illustration, and industrial design. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours lab per term.

Units:
 3
Transferability:
  • (CSU) - Transferable to the campuses of the California State University system
  • CSU - Transferable to the campuses of the California State University system
  • (Degree Credit) - acceptable to be applied to AA degree.
  • Degree Credit - acceptable to be applied to AA degree.
Prerequisite:
ART 182 F with a grade of C or better.

Section Information:

Professor:
Dowdalls, James
Meeting Time:
Monday, Wednesday,
Aug. 20 to Dec. 8 from 11:45am - 2:55pm
Seating Availability:
Capacity: 25
Taken: 21
Available: 4
Waitlist Availability:
Capacity: 5
Taken: 0
Available: 5
Materials:
Fundmentals of Drawing (fos
ISBN:9781600584527
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Critical Dates:
Last day to add class: 09/03/2018
Last day to drop with a refund: 09/03/2018
Last day to drop without a "W": 09/03/2018
Last day to drop with a "W": 11/11/2018