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Drawing and Figure Drawing courses, AR 1303-1333, AR 1503-1533: Drawing I - IV course

For students enrolled at Drawing and Figure Drawing courses at East Central College. This guide includes library resources of print journals, physical books and electronic databases.


AR 1303 - 1333 Drawing 1 - 4

These courses are a studio course in drawing.
Drawing 1:  The student will be introduced to methods and techniques based on the elements and principles of design. The emphasis will be the development of observational and compositional skills, and a heightened sense of creativity. 
Drawing 2: A continuation of Drawing I focusing on refinement of observational and compositional skills, and development of an individual approach to drawing problems.
Drawing 3: A continuation of Drawing II, concentrated practice in observational drawing. Emphasis will be placed on compositional skills necessary to create finished works of art with an individual style.
Advanced Drawing [4]: Independent study into the exploration of style and content through drawing, perhaps relating to other fields or processes such as painting and printmaking.

Joseph Frank Currier (American, 1843-1909). Study of Trees, ca. 1880. Charcoal on cream, medium weight, sightly textured laid paper, sheet: 4 5/8 x 6 5/16 in. (11.7 x 16 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John White Alexander, 31.202.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 31.202.3_PS2.jpg)

NASAD Accredited

East Central College is an accredited by NASAD, National Association of Schools of Arts and Design in these degree programs.

Associate of Applied Science-2 years: Design (Graphic Design, Multimedia)
  Associate of Arts-2 years: Studio Art
  Associate of Fine Arts-2 years: Fine Arts