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

Students intending to major in Architecture are advised to consult with the architectural counselor/advisor in the Math/Science Division before registering.

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

ARCH 120 ARCHITECTURAL + DESIGN DRAWING 1: DRAWING AND VISUAL THINKING (2)

Minimum of 16 lecture hours and 48 lab hours plus 32 hours by arrangement per term.

Description: 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) (AA, CSU, UC)

 

College of San Mateo Department: Architecture Number of Units: 2
This description is for the Fall 2014 term