UCLA – Basic Drawing

Class visits The Getty Villa, Outer Paristyle, Pacific Palisades, California, March 17, 2012

This course was held during the Winter 2012 quarter through the Landscape Architecture program at UCLA Extension in Los Angeles, California. The course met eight (8) Mondays in studio and travel to two (2) locations for field studies – The Getty Center and The Getty Villa.

The course learning objectives:

-Develope observation/seeing skills. Learn to focus. Awareness.
-Plan and establish a drawing format and process.
-Using pencil and paper learn basic drawing tools and techniques, along with an understanding of basic drawing terms.
-Understanding beginning drawing principles and applications of one (1) and two (2) point perspective.
-Drawing of basic landscape elements.
-Apply the knowledge and skills learned through in-class drawing exercises, take home drawing exercises, written quizzes, drawing presentations and discussions, field drawing studies and sketchbook/journal sketches and documentation.

More about this class and the Landscape architecture program at UCLA Extension can be found by clicking on this link.

Please visit my Flickr site to view the student drawings for this course. The student drawings can be found in the set titled ‘UCLA Course, Winter 2012′ – view the slideshow.

This class will next be offered Summer quarter 2012 and begins June 25th.

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