ARCH 120 - Arch+Design Draw 1:Draw&Visual

ARCH 120 Architecture + Design Drawing I: Drawing and Visual Thinking

This course presents the basic techniques of hand drawing as an essential method and skill of design exploration, visual thinking, and design communication. Studio work involves observation and freehand drawing of objects, architecture and environmental settings exploring techniques of line, tone, and their combination using soft pencil, conte/charcoal and pen/ink. Topics include proportion, visual composition, principles of observed perspective, and orthographic drawing conventions such as plan, section and elevation, and Paraline drawing. Introduction to digital media to create 3-D model. Graphic supplies will be required. (Fall only)

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
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College of San Mateo

Department: Architecture

Number of Units: 2

This description is for the Fall 2022 term