Basic Drawing DRWG.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 9 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Art

What is "Basic Drawing"?

This short-term certificate provides basic proficiency in freehand drawing. The student will draw with a variety of materials including charcoal, pastel and ink. The student will be able to render three-dimensional items on a two-dimensional surface and will be able to demonstrate proficiency in value, contour and perspective. This certificate will provide the student with a broad range of styles and historic sources for his or her work, whether the individual is a graphic designer or freelance illustrator.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to render three-dimensional items on a two-dimensional surface with proficiency in the use of value, contour and perspective.
  • Solve visual and technical problems in several media and promote the development of good craftsmanship through evaluations within each class/studio based on the student’s own work.
  • Demonstrate basic proficiency in freehand drawing using a variety of media.

Career Opportunities

The Art department strives to provide students with highquality education experiences in the visual arts, and the short-term certificate in Basic Drawing prepares students to enhance their freehand drawing skills - especially professionals working in the fields of graphic design or freelance illustration.


Course Title Credits
ART 1111 Drawing I 3
ART 1112 Drawing II 3
(ART 1121 OR ART 2111 OR ART 2221 OR ART 2222 OR ART 2216) 3
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