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Course Description

RISD CE teen drawing course: A Matter of Perspective

Drawing by Allison Yeh

Over several centuries artists have developed techniques and systems to observe and reproduce a realistic 3D view of the world on a flat 2D canvas. Eventually, they became so skilled with these techniques that they started to manipulate them in order to control or distort their viewer's perceptions. In this course, students will learn the essentials of 3D drawing, including 1, 2, and 3 point perspective, as well as other techniques, to create and utilize depth and space in their work. Through a series of drawings including architecture, still life, landscapes and people, students will use perspective to create realistic as well as fantastic images that present a unique view of the world.

Prerequisites

Students must be age 13–17 to participate.

Instructors

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Type
Online
Dates
Apr 24, 2021 to May 29, 2021
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $330.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
May 15, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 24, 2021 to May 29, 2021
Instructors
Necessary Supplies/Text(s)
  • Drawing pencils. 2H, HB, 2B
  • Vine charcoal (medium or soft)
  • Ruler
  • 8" drafting triangle (either 30/60 or 45/90)
  • Rubber eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Tortillion (a small paper stick for smudging charcoal)
  • Drawing pad (at least 11"x14")
  • 8"x4" piece of thin cardboard or chipboard
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Still life objects (such as bottles, books, balls, fruits)
Type
Online, Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 06, 2021 to Jul 16, 2021
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $330.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 27, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 29, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 06, 2021 to Jul 16, 2021
Instructors
Necessary Supplies/Text(s)
  • Drawing pencils. 2H, HB, 2B
  • Vine charcoal (medium or soft)
  • Ruler
  • 8" drafting triangle (either 30/60 or 45/90)
  • Rubber eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Tortillion (a small paper stick for smudging charcoal)
  • Drawing pad (at least 11"x14")
  • 8"x4" piece of thin cardboard or chipboard
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Still life objects (such as bottles, books, balls, fruits)
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