21M.601 Drawing for Designers

Class Info

Explores drawing as a fundamental component of the design process. In-class drawing exercises focus on developing the hand-to-eye relationship and pre-visualization skills essential to any designer. Studies the use drawing as a route to understanding space and form and achieving accuracy through expression. By drawing figures, landscapes and/or still life compositions in a variety of media, students investigate the figure/ground relationship while dealing with tone, line, and composition, which are all requisite elements of design. Provides exposure to designers who have used drawing as a central component of their work. Students create a portfolio that includes in-class drawings, studies done outside of class, and one research-based written project. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.601 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. McBride.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in W97-261.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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