Abstract Drawing

ART X 427.13

Encouraging students to see in new ways, this studio-based course focuses on translating visual representation into abstraction.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $649.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore various papers and surfaces
  • Consider historical models while focusing on the idea of abstracting form and content from observation of the visible world
  • Approach the fundamental methods, issues, and concepts of abstraction through drawing exercises using charcoal, pencil, pastel, and water-based mediums to investigate the spatial dynamics and pictorial elements of the form

About this course:

In its wider definition, the term "abstraction" describes art that depicts real forms in a simplified or rather reduced way--keeping only an allusion to the original natural subject. Encouraging students to see in new ways, this course focuses on translating visual representation into abstraction. This studio-based course considers historical models while focusing on the idea of abstracting form and content from observation of the visible world. Students approach the fundamental methods, issues, and concepts of abstraction through drawing exercises using charcoal, pencil, pastel, and water-based mediums to investigate the spatial dynamics and pictorial elements of abstraction. Various papers and surfaces also are explored. Imaginative direction and personal expression are encouraged. Appropriate for students of all levels.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Saturday 2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Location: Online
377624
Fee:
$649.00
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Notes
Estimated supplies cost $65. Materials list sent via email prior to first class meeting.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 9, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 16, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 23, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 30, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 6, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 13, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 20, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 27, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 6, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 13, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online

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