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Course Title: Visual Class

Course Code: VIS101

Course Duration: 12 weeks

Course Description: The Visual Class is designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles and techniques of visual communication. Through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on projects, students will develop their skills in various visual mediums, including drawing, painting, and digital art. The course will also explore the history and theory of visual art, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

Course Objectives: 1. To develop students’ technical skills in drawing, painting, and digital art. 2. To enhance students’ understanding of visual composition and design principles. 3. To introduce students to the history and theory of visual art. 4. To encourage students to think critically and creatively in their visual work. 5. To provide students with opportunities for self-expression and personal growth through visual art.

Course Outline:

Week 1: Introduction to Visual Art - Overview of the course objectives and expectations - Introduction to the basic elements of visual art - Discussion on the importance of observation and perception in visual art

Week 2: Drawing Fundamentals - Introduction to different drawing materials and techniques - Practice in observational drawing - Exploration of line, shape, form, and texture in drawing

Week 3: Painting Techniques - Introduction to different painting mediums (acrylic, watercolor, oil) - Demonstration of basic painting techniques - Practice in color mixing and application

Week 4: Composition and Design - Understanding the principles of visual composition - Exploration of balance, contrast, rhythm, and unity in art - Analysis of famous artworks to study composition techniques

Week 5: Digital Art - Introduction to digital art tools and software - Demonstration of digital painting techniques - Hands-on practice in creating digital artwork

Week 6: Art History - Overview of major art movements and artists throughout history - Analysis of significant artworks from different periods - Discussion on the influence of historical art on contemporary visual art

Week 7: Portraiture - Introduction to portrait drawing and painting techniques - Study of facial proportions and features - Practice in capturing likeness and expression in portraiture

Week 8: Still Life - Introduction to still life composition and arrangement - Demonstration of still life drawing and painting techniques - Practice in capturing form, texture, and lighting in still life artwork

Week 9: Landscape - Introduction to landscape drawing and painting techniques - Study of perspective and atmospheric effects in landscape art - Practice in capturing natural scenery and mood in landscape artwork

Week 10: Abstract Art - Exploration of abstract art principles and techniques - Demonstration of abstract painting techniques - Hands-on practice in creating abstract artwork

Week 11: Personal Projects - Students will have the opportunity to work on a self-directed project - Individualized guidance and feedback from the instructor

Week 12: Final Exhibition - Students will showcase their best artwork from the course in a final exhibition - Reflection and discussion on the progress and growth throughout the course

Assessment Methods: - In-class participation and engagement - Completion of assigned projects and exercises - Critiques and feedback sessions - Final exhibition of artwork

Required Materials: - Sketchbook - Drawing pencils - Painting materials (acrylic, watercolor, oil) - Digital art tools (tablet, stylus, software) - Canvas or paper for painting - Various brushes and palette knives - Easel (optional)

Note: This syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.