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Drawing 1 Syllabus

  1. 1. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Course Template Date - July 2013 1 General Class and Course Information Course Number: ART1300C Course Title: Drawing 1 Term/Dates: Spring2017 1/05/2017- 5/08-2017 Reference Number: 222831 CreditHours: 3 Clock Hours: 64 Days: W Time: 2:00-5:30 pm Room: BB-109 Course Description:This is an introductorycourse indrawingusingthree dimensional designprinciples.Emphasisison articulating3D illusionontwodimensional surface.Technical skillsare developedthroughvariousgraphicmedia. Understandingillusionbyexploringvaluechangestoachievedform, alsocreatingexpressive drawingandbalance compositions. Professor’s Information Name: Jacquesde Beaufort Office Location: AA 107 Telephone:561-207-5374 Email: debeauj@palmbeachstate.edu Faculty WebPage: http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/faculty/index.asp?id=debeauj Office Hours: tba Information on REQUIRED Textbooks: Course Learning Outcomes:As a resultof taking this course, the student will be able to: PRIMARY OBJECTIVESUponcompletionof thiscourse,the studentwillbe able to: 1.Draw simple objectsfromobservationinpencil ordertoproduce anaccurate renderingof the figure-groundshapesin pen. 2.Demonstrate anunderstandingof foreshortening,eye-levelandspatial relationships. 3.Draw a simple still life fromobservationincontourlinesdemonstratinganunderstandingof scale,proportion, foreshortening,andcompositionalbalance. 4.Demonstrate anunderstandingof the varietyof line qualityandweightusingpenaswell asthe relationshipof lineto perceivedvalue. 5.Demonstrate anunderstandingandabilitytocreate regularandirregularpatternsinline aspart of a larger composition. 6.Demonstrate anunderstandingof foreshorteningandspatial relationshipsof asimple still lifewithplatonicsolidsin pen. 7.Demonstrate anunderstandingandfluencywithvariouscharcoal mediainregardstovalue andvalue gradations 8.Demonstrate anunderstandingandabilitytoreproduce the lightlogicof chiaroscuroincludinghighlight,reflected light,castshadow,and crestshadowina simple stilllife withcharcoal. 9.Demonstrate anunderstandingandabilitytoutilize the effectsof 2-pointperspectiveinordertoachieve anaturalistic illusionof formsinspace. 10.Demonstrate anunderstandingandabilitytoutilize the grid-methodof reproductioninindividual andgroupprojects. 11.Demonstrate anabilitytounderstandthe conceptual requirementsof eachassignedprojectanda willingness/ability to adhere tostandard guidelines. 12.Demonstrate sufficienttechnical skill toproduce finishedpresentationsinkeepingwithprofessional industryand gallerystandards. 13.Demonstrate anabilitytocompose designelementswithasufficientdegree of originalityandcreativityratherthan copyingexamplesdirectly.
  2. 2. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 2 14.Performaestheticjudgmentduringclasscritiquesinordertoidentifythe usesof the PrinciplesandElements ina workof art. SECONDARYOBJECTIVES •Practice analyzingart inbooks,galleries,andmuseumswithregardstothe topicsandthemesdiscussedinclass. •Participate incritical analysisof yourdrawings,toinclude discussionsof technique,meaning,context,andmood. •Beginthe articulationof a unique personal visionthroughuse of drawingmediaandmethods. Full Course Outline - Clickon the followinglink: Course Outlines andenterthe course number(nospace betweenthe prefix andthe number). Class Information COURSE DESCRIPTION Thisisanintroductoryclassinthe fundamentalsof drawing. The studentwill beexploringtraditionalandexperimental methodsindrawing.There isstrongemphasisonfoundationskillssuchasform,value,compositionandperspective. Perceptualskills andself -expressionwillalsobe stressed.Thestudentwillworkfromnature,man-madeobjectsandhisor herownimagination.Non-objectiveandabstractconsiderationswill beexaminedinrepresentational andexperimental drawing. A varietyof mediawillbe introduced,suchasgraphite,charcoal,conte,penandink. Ourexplorationof diverse drawingstyles,concepts,andmethodswill provide youwiththe skillsnecessarytoproduce personallyfulfillingartistic statements. Academic Dishonesty Policy and Penalty for Violation: Academicdishonestywill notbe tolerated.Anystudentwhocommitsacademicdishonestywill receiveagrade of zero for the assignmentortest.A secondinstance of cheatingwill culminate inastudentbeinggivenanFor failure forthe class.Instructors may alsopursue disciplinaryactioninaccordance withthe StudentHandbook.Academicdishonesty includesthe followingactions,aswell asothersimilarconductaimedatmakingfalse representationwithrespecttothe student’sacademicperformance: (1)cheatingonan exam, (2)collaboratingwithothersonworkto be presented,if contrarytothe statedrulesof the course, (3)submitting,if contrarytothe rulesof the course,workpreviouslysubmittedinanothercourse, knowinglyandintentionallyassistinganotherstudentinanyof the above actions,includingassistance inan arrangementwherebywork,classroomperformance,examination,orotheractivityissubmittedorperformedbya personotherthanthe studentunderwhose name the workissubmitted orperformed Academicdishonestyincludesthe followingactions,aswell asothersimilarconductaimedatmakingfalse representationwithrespecttothe student’sacademicperformance: (4)cheatingonan exam, (5)collaboratingwithothersonworkto be presented,if contrarytothe statedrulesof the course, (6)submitting,if contrarytothe rulesof the course,workpreviouslysubmittedinanothercourse, (7)knowinglyandintentionallyassistinganotherstudentinanyof the above actions,includingassistance inan arrangementwherebywork,classroomperformance,examination,orotheractivityissubmittedorperformedbya personotherthat the studentunderwhose name the workissubmittedorperformed, (8)plagiarism. Please refertothe PalmBeachCommunityCollege StudentHandbookforfurtherinformation. .
  3. 3. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 3 Assignments, Tests, Quizzes and Final Exam Schedule, with percentage/points of grade: METHODS OF INSTRUCTION Fundamental Techniques Duringclass,we will discussthe fundamental techniquesaslistedinthe course objectives.Demonstrations will be followedbyin-classworktime whereyouwill completeexercisesusingthe demonstratedtechnique(s). PowerPointLectures Instructional imagesandexamplesfromArtHistorywill provide abroadarray of imagesthat will amplifyandenhance studentunderstandingof givenobjectives.Itisimportanttohave a substantial knowledge of imagerytocreate personal workwithgreaterdepthand vision. ClassCritique Afterwe have completedourprojects,the classwill gathertodiscussourwork.Bylooking andtalkingaboutourwork and the wayin whichothersperceive it,we will come tounderstandthe essentialsof visual communication. METHODS OF EVALUATION 1. Homework Homeworkconsistsof practice drawingsyouwill execute inyoursketchpadsandsketchbooks.Practice isessential to developingyourskillsandyouwill findthatprogressisdifficultwithoutit. 2. Projects Drawingprojectswill be assignedtobe completedoverthe course of a weekorlonger.These assignmentswill require youto applydemonstratedtechniquesandtothinkof your workand the way inwhichmeaningcanbe communicated visually.We willhave afewmid-sizedprojectsandone final project,all of whichwe willdiscussasclassprogresses. A complete listof class projectsis found under“Tentative Schedule” below. GRADING PROCEDURES Each assignmentwill have a specificsetof stated objectivesthat must be fulfilleduponcompletion. Three primary factors determine the grade on any givenproject: C-P-O=Concept/Professionalism/Originality 1.Concept:Were the stated objectivesof the projectrealized?Did the studentutilizedesignelementsand principlestocreate cohesiveandunifiedcomposition?Didthe student demonstrate anabilitytounderstandthe conceptual requirements of eachassignedprojectanda willingness/abilitytoadhere tostandardguidelines? 2. Professionalism:Didthe studentuse assignedmaterials/techniquestobestadvantage?Wasthe project finishedcompletelyandthoroughlyinthe time given?Didthe studentdemonstrate sufficienttechnical skillto produce finishedpresentationsinkeepingwith professional industryandgallerystandards? 3. Originality:Are the designsinnovativeandoriginal,orsimplyrote copiesof the examplesgiven?Didthe studentdemonstrate anabilitytocompose designelementswithasufficientdegreeof originalityand creativity?
  4. 4. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 4 GRADING SCALE A=90-100 B=80-89 C=70-79 D=60-69 F=59 and below A: work of outstandingqualityindicatingafull,aswell asasuccessful resolution. Moreover,thiswork challengesandeventranscendsthe limitsof the problem(s) andlearningobjectivesasdefined. "A"workisnot merelycompetent,itisdaring. B: workexhibitinginsightintoandunderstandingof objectivesandthe ideasexpressed,butwithoutafull and/orpolishedresolutionof them. C: work givesevidence of onlypartial understandingand/orexhibitsverylittlerefinement. D: work showingalmostnounderstandingorevidenceof anefforttotry to understandgivenobjectives. F: work that appearsmindless (withoutdirection,understandingand/oranyevidence of caring). PLEASE COMPLETE ALL GIVENASSIGNMENTS Failure tocomplete anassignmentwill resultina0 grade beinggiven,whichisfarworse thanan F of 59%. It i s much preferredtohandinprojectslate thanto not handthemin at all. Most assignmentsare worth 100 points. To determine your final grade, I addall the pointsyou have earned andthen dividethis number by the total number of pointspossible. Grading: Letter Grade Points Percentage (ifapplicable) A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F below 59 P N S U Class Policies Attendance: Professorsare requiredto take attendance. 1. Attendance will be takenineachandeveryclass. 2. Absencesare usuallydetrimentaltoa student’sgrade. 3. “Incomplete”gradesare assignedonlyincaseswhere severe illnessoremergencyhaspreventedthe student’sbeing presentatthe final examination.
  5. 5. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 5 4. Late arrivalsor earlydeparturescountas1/3 of an absence.Earlydeparturesinexcessof 30minwill be countedas unexcusedabsences. 5. Excusedabsencesdue toextenuatingcircumstancesorfamilyemergenciesmustbe verified.Ane-mailthe day of/before yourabsence explainingyourcircumstancesisusuallysufficient. 6. More than 3 unexcusedabsenceswill resultinafailing(F) grade.Forexample,thismeansthateven 2unexcused absencesand1 tardywill resultinafailinggrade. 7. Familyandpersonal vacationsDONOT COUNT ASEXCUSED ABSENCES.Iwill NOTadministermake-uptestsforthese absences. 8. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTENDTHE FIRST CLASS THEY ARE ENROLLED IN WILL BE DROPPED FROMTHE COURSE. Unlesstheyhave proof of extenuatingcircumstancesand/orcall ore-mail me priortothe class meeting. 9. Our final classmeeting, is…..ourFINALCLASSMEETING,and no workwill be acceptedafterwards.Ever.Nomatter whatthe circumstances*(*unlessyouhave arrangedforan“incomplete”grade) ElectronicDevice Use and Email Policy: Cell-phones,laptops,electronicdevices,mustbe turnedoff duringclasstime NOTEXTING!!!!!!NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!! Late AssignmentPolicy: Work handedina 1-6 dayslate -10%. Work handedin7-13 dayslate -20%. Work handedin14-20 days late -30%. Work handedin21-27 days late -40% DO NOT E-MAIL ME ANYASSIGNMENTS-JUSTSLIPA HARD COPYUNDER MY DOOR! NO WORKWILL BE ACCEPTED AFTEROUR FINALCLASSMEETING, NO EXCEPTIONS! PLEASE COMPLETE ALL GIVEN ASSIGNMENTS Failure tocomplete anassignmentwill resultina0 grade beinggiven,whichisfarworse thanan F. It ismuch betterto handin projectslate thanto not handthemin at all. Make-upExam Policy: NO MAKEUP TESTS WITHOUT VALID,VERIFIEDEXCUSE Onlyone make-upexamwillbe givenandmustbe takenwithinone week. Withdrawal Policy: STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND THE FIRSTCLASS WILL BE DROPPED FROMTHE COURSE. Unlesstheyhave proof of extenuatingcircumstances and/orcall me priortothe class meeting. Other: TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
  6. 6. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 6 1. Figure Ground Utilizingpencil,andthenpen,anassignmentinwhichbasicshapesandspace are isolatedtoproduce a representationof negativespace.Special attentiontocompositional issuesincludingbalance andform. DATE: tba 2. Contour Line Still Life Utilizingpencil andpen, studentscreate acontourline drawingof a simple stilllife.Special attentionispaidto line weight,composition,shape,andmethodsforcreatingspatial depth.Additionally,line qualityand professionalismare emphasized. DATE: tba 3. Pareidolia Utilizingpencil andpen,thisprojectdealswithgeneratingpatternsandgestureswithmultiple approachesto pendrawing.Studentsare encouragedtoexperimentwithvariousmethodsforcreatingvalue andpatternusing hatching,cross-hatching,repetition,andothertechniques.Additionally,compositional unityanddesigntheory are exploredbyforminga"face"from the line experimentation. DATE: tba 4. Pattern and Boxes Utilizingpenandpencil,thisprojectdealswithfirstexploringmethodsof approaching compositional/spatial issuesinthe representationof simple box shapesplacedatvaryingangles.Once compositional/spatial issues have beensolvedusingbasiclinearperspective strategies,studentsapplypatternanddesigntoselectedplanar areas to create a richermore vibrantcomposition. DATE: tba. 5. Stippling The stipplingprojectusesapre-plotted"map"of a face inwhichstudentsmustfill incorrespondingareasof value bystipplingorcross-hatchinginpeninordertocreate the illusionof shading/chiaroscuro. DATE: tba. 6. Charcoal Value Studies Switchingtocharcoal,studentsproduce several "value"scaleswitheachtype of material inordertomasterthe blendingtechniquesandtobecome familiarwiththe propertiesof eachtype of charcoal.Additionallystudents produce an 11 square scale of value fromwhite toblack as graduallyandconvincinglyaspossible. DATE: tba 7. Simple Still Life Usingcharcoal, studentsfirstcreate arough sketchinvine,andthenfill inthe highlightsandshadowsof a simple still life.Special attentionispaidtothe role of lightand shadow increatingthe illusionof volume. Studentsare encouragedtostayaway from"cartoon" linesandproduce convincingrepresentationsby indicatingsubtle shiftsinvalue. DATE: tba 8. 2-PpintPerspective "FloatingModules"
  7. 7. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 7 Usingcharcoal and tape maskingtechniques,studentsemploy2-pointperspectivetocreate fanciful/futuristic shapesfloatinginthe compositional space.Complex architecturesare exploredaswell as atmosphericeffects. Charcoal is usedmethodicallyalongwithtapinginordertoproduce crisparchitectural linesthatarticulate the variousplanarsurfacesof the studentsimaginarycreation. DATE: tba 9. AdvancedStill Life Usingcharcoal, studentsexplore more complex still-life strategiesinordertoachieve the illusionof texture, fabric,glass,transparency,reflection,complex organicshapes,andcomplex man-madeobjects.Special attentionisgiventocomposition,lighting,andprofessionalism. DATE: tba 10. Old Master PaintingRe-interpretation Usingthe "Grid"method,studentsenlargeandcopyincharcoal a selectedworkfromthe cannonof art history. Creative "interpretations"are encouragedtoupdate the compositioninsome wayandtoexplore contentand meaningwithinanartwork. DATE: tba 11. Surrealismand Automatism Usingsurrealistde-collage andfrottage techniques,studentscreate randomlygeneratedexpressionisticworks inpen,ink,and charcoal.Additional consciousadditionsandsubtractionsare made inordertocreate fantasy landscapes/compositionsbasedonthe flow of unconsciousideasandthe imagination. DATE:tba 12. TilingProject Workingtogether,the entire classenlarges2-3squaresof a large mural style reproductionof anartwork.The finishedpiece isassembledusingagridmethodandthe entire compositionbecomesvisible. DATE: tba College Policies and Web Information Academic Dishonesty Academic dishonesty includes thefollowingactions,as well as other similar conductaimed at makingfalserepresentation with respect to the student's academic performance: (1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaboratingwith others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course, (3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course,work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly and intentionally assistinganother student in any of the above actions,includingassistancei n an arrangement whereby work, classroom performance, examination,or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other that the student under whose name the work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism. Pleaserefer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current for link to the student handbook). Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines
  8. 8. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 8 Students will demonstrate respect for professors and fellow students. Behavior that is disruptiveto a positivelearningenvironment reported by the professor will resultin a warningon the firstinstance;the second instancemight resultin expulsion from the course or campus. Computer Competency Component Each student will,to the satisfaction of the professor,demonstrate a fundamental understandingof basic computer operations through various professor-determined exercises and/or assignments. Disability Support Services Students with disabilities areadvised,in compliancewith federal and state laws,that accommodations and services areavailable through the officeof Disability SupportServices (DSS). It is the student's responsibility to contact Disabled Student Services Advisors and to submitappropriatedocumentation prior to receivingservices. Pleasesee the website at www.palmbeachstate.edu/current for web address for Disability SupportServices. Eating, Drinking and Smoking Eating and drinkingareconfined to areas designated on the campus. Smoking is not permitted in any College building and only in areas designated at each campus. Final Course Grade Appeal The evaluation of academic work is the responsibility of the faculty member/instructor. The method for assigningthefinal course grade is established by the faculty member/instructor. Per Board Rule 6Hx-18-3.191, faculty/instructorsshall communicatethe gradingpolicy of the courseto their students in writing.If this policy changes duringthe term, students should be notified of any changes in writing. The method to determine final coursegrades mustbe given to students in a coursesyllabusatthe beginningof the class.Should a student have a question about a final coursegrade,pleasefollowthe procedures as outlined in the student handbook: www.palmbeachstate.edu/current. Mid-Term Grade Reporting Within one week after the closeof the mid-term gradingperiod,mid-term grades will be made availableto all students for each class by either written notification or individual conference. Student Responsibility Policy When a student attends the College, s/he becomes subjectto its jurisdiction.Students are expected to conduct themselves in a responsiblemanner,in all areas of campus life. By enrolling,they pledge to obey the rules and regulations of the College and are responsiblefor observingall Collegepoliciesand procedures as published in the student handbook, the College catalogand other College publications. Thestudent will be responsiblefor preparingfor class,participatingin class,and completingassignments on time. Palm Beach State Websites of Interest Pleasesee this web page (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for a listof web addresses for students. Withdrawal Policy for Individual Courses The lastday to withdraw from a College coursewith a "W" grade in this courseis It is the responsibility of the student to use the PantherWeb system or visita campus Registrar’s officeto withdraw. An official withdrawal entitles the student to a grade of "W" in the class. Other Information from yourProfessor: Class website: http://pbscdrawing1.blogspot.com/ Department Contact Information Name: Dr. RobertGingras Office Location: BB 001083 Telephone:561.207.5420 Email: gingrasr@palmbeachstate.edu
  9. 9. Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses Template Date – July 2013 9 Job Title:Associate Dean