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Drawing Basics   

Explore basic sketching and drawing techniques, and discover the secrets of shading solid forms while learning to draw common objects.


  • Understand and use various equipment and materials used in basic drawing.
  • Receive an introduction to the basics of sketching and drawing techniques.
  • Understand the five fundamentals of drawing: line, edge, shape, value, and perspective.

Looking for a fun, informative and stress-free introduction to drawing? This class introduces the fundamentals of how to sketch and draw beginning with materials and equipment and then focusing on the five fundamentals of drawing: line, shape, value, edge, and perspective. Students will use common, everyday objects from which to draw beginning with single objects and adding complexity as the student develops competency and confidence. Class is a combination of lecture, demonstration and one-on-one feedback. Work at your own pace. No drawing skills or experience is required.

This course is required for those in the Graphic Design Certificate Program.

Item: R19128
CEUs:  2.4
Schedule: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 8 Th - 7/13/2023 - 8/31/2023

Instructor(s):  Art & Design Staff
Location: Main Campus Building C   Room: C256

Online registration closes 1 week before the class start date.

Supplies List

  • Sketchbook 9”x12”” spiral bound, medium or smooth surface
  • One or two of each: 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, 2H
  • Gum eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Pencil sharpener

Total cost: $309.00