• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Basic Drawing
  • Course #: MGDP1010
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the concepts of basic drawing, one and two point perspective, basic line illustration, freehand drawing, basic form and shading techniques as it applies to design and professional drawing.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Apply basic drawing principles
Classify shapes and forms
Demonstrate differences in perspective drawing
Construct 1pt, 2pt and 3pt perspective drawings
Explain light sources/depth of field
Sketch through free draw exercises to show development
Illustrate varieties of line techniques
Modify illustration styles based on commercial art images
Draw complex forms based on photographic images
Practice techniques of shading using different mediums
Reproduce color mixtures from memory and visually
Characterize drawings referring to self and others

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1200
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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