The final assignment for Drawing Foundations in the fall of 2016 had students question duality and the fantastic. Students focused on taking the everyday and making it extraordinary and how take that a step further into a diptych.
Students in the Fall Drawing Foundations class were tasked with representing themselves. For weeks students worked at understanding portraiture and the fundamentals of creating a portrait. These examples display the student’s ability to see facial planes, form and represent it with a dynamic use of charcoal.
The Value/Dark+Light assignment for Drawing Foundations is based on a student’s ability to identify the separation of gradation in objects and to represent how this separation of gradients defines the form of any object. Successful students exhibited their ability to distill the complexities of value in an object into cohesive drawings that display a bold and contrasting view of they objects they chose to draw.
The Final assignment for the Beginning Painting class is a culmination of all of the basic principles the students worked on throughout the semester. The Students this semester were given the prompt to make work about the idea of “The Fantastic.” Students focused on taking the everyday and making it extraordinary, while reflecting on the avenues of paint they explored throughout the semester.