Principles of Drawing and Composition

ART 1026 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Presents the basic techniques of figure and object drawing. Designed to introduce the fundamental principles and elements of drawing as well as the major techniques and media. Each lesson has a specific aim and forms part of a progressive buildup of skills. Introduces the fundamental principles and elements of drawing using charcoal, pencil, and various other media. Offers students an opportunity to develop a better understanding and knowledge of drawing and to encourage further studies.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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