Art 2 (Two-Dimensional Design I) - Wyrick

by Charlotte O'Neil

The Hours
The Hours 
by Sloane McIntire
by Clara Wooters

Welcome to Art 2!

Two-Dimensional Design I is an introduction to principles and techniques in drawing.  Students will gain a working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, volume, and composition as it relates to life drawing.  Various media and techniques will be explored throughout the semester, with special emphasis on graphite, charcoal, pen and ink, pastels, and colored pencil.  The main focus of the course is on building observational and technical skills in drawing.

Click below to access the resources used in our class!

Welcome Week

Unit I

  • Composition Review (Rules and Methods)
  • Elements and Principles Review
  • Project:  Collage/Monoprinting

Unit II

  • Exploration of Value and Form
    • Basic structure and form drawing
    • Study of wrinkles and folds
  • Project:  The Sum of All Colors
  • Project:  Consumption

Unit III

  • Exploration of Line
    • Gesture
    • Outline
    • Contour Line
  • Project:  You and Your Environment

Unit IV

  • Exploration of Anatomy
    • Facial features
    • Hands and feet
  • Project:  Portrait as Analogy

Unit V

  • Exploration of Space (Perspective)
    • STOP-C
    • Linear perspective
  • Project:  Lego of Fear

Unit VI

  • Tromp l' oeil
  • Project:  Photorealism

Final Exam

  •  Exam Prep


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