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Course Description

Develop your ability to draw from observation, a cornerstone of visual expression, in this fine arts studio. You’ll explore unique locations, spaces, objects, and people that inspire you to complete portraits, landscapes, and imaginative projects. Develop your skill in using the language of mark making, including line, value, texture, and composition. Research, field trips, and visits from working artists deepen your understanding of the ways artists evolve their creative practice.

Course Length - Online & On Campus 11 weeks

See Access to Campus guidelines for on-campus sections.

Learner Outcomes

By the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand the diverse ways to approach drawing and painting and be able to apply the best methods and materials to accomplish a particular goal
  • Understand the concepts that govern realistic representation
  • Be able to create effective, interesting compositions and develop drawings on thematic, conceptual, and sequential basis
  • Have the tools to evaluate work of any kind using a range of investigative ideas
  • Discuss drawing and painting intellectually, contextually, and ascetically
  • Demonstrate an understanding of an art/design studio practice by participating in a variety of activities including lectures, demos, and discussions; individual and collaborative exercises and projects; and self and peer critiques

Additional Information

Parsons Academy offers students in grades 9-12 a broad selection of on-campus and synchronous online courses. Students in grades 3-8 may select from a variety of synchronous online courses. All of our synchronous online courses feature hands-on live studio sessions. We will provide additional information on COVID-related guidance for on-campus students upon enrollment. For more information on schedule, requirements, registration, and refund policies, see program details.
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Section Title
Fine Arts I, Grades 9-12
Type
Online
Days
Sa
Time
11:00AM to 1:50PM
Dates
Jan 29, 2022 to Apr 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
31.2
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $505.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $505.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 04, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 29, 2022
Section Title
Fine Arts I, Grades 9-12
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 12:50PM
Dates
Feb 12, 2022 to Apr 30, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
31.2
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $505.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $505.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 18, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 12, 2022
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