Drawing for Communication

DESMA X 479.2A
Develop drawing skills for successful communication in design.

About this course:

Develop drawing skills for successful communication in design. Topics include thumbnails, quick sketches, drawing from reference, drawing from memory, rendering techniques, and media options.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Communicate an idea, concept, or story using drawing as a tool
  • Improve accuracy in drawing from reference and imagination
  • Accurately represent observed forms and represent the illusion of space using basic concepts of perspective
  • Interpret forms realistically and in the abstract
  • Learn to explain your work using a critical vocabulary related to art and design
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