SRJC Course Outlines

5/19/2024 8:38:23 PMARCH 85A Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 85ATitle:  ARCHITECTURAL SKETCHING  
Full Title:  Architectural Sketching
Last Reviewed:3/15/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.508 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  33 - 3 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Freehand sketching and rendering of the natural and built environment using a variety of media including pencil, pen and markers.  Principles of perspective drawing will also be introduced and explored.  Specific course content and techniques utilized may vary each time course is offered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Freehand sketching and rendering of the natural and built environment using a variety of media including pencil, pen and markers.  Principles of perspective drawing will also be introduced and explored.  Specific course content and techniques utilized may vary each time course is taught.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:33 - 3 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1. Explore and develop basic freehand pencil sketching and rendering
  techniques, and/or
2. Explore and develop basic freehand pen sketching and rendering
  techniques, and/or
3. Explore and develop basic freehand marker sketching and rendering
  techniques.
4. Combine techniques in drawings.
5. Draw subjects from the observable environment - including natural
  and built objects.
6. Practice one point and two point perspective drawing principles.
7. Prepare one point and two point perspective drawings from reference
  materials.

Topics and Scope
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1. Drawing composition
2. Basic pencil sketching and rendering techniques
 a. shapes
 b. volume
 d. contour
 e. mass
 f. textures
 g. light and shadow
3. Basic pen sketching and rendering techniques
 a. shapes
 b. volume
 d. contour
 e. mass
 f. textures
 g. light and shadow
4. Basic marker sketching and rendering techniques
 a. shapes
 b. volume
 d. contour
 e. mass
 f. textures
 g. light and shadow
5. Using drawing and rendering techniques in producing drawings of the
  natural and built environment
6. How to create one point perspective drawings
7. How to create two point perspective drawings
8. Rendering perspective drawings

Assignments:
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1. Reading handouts.
2. Written assignments involving analysis and synthesis of course
  material.
3. Keeping a sketch notebook.
4. Sketches and drawings.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 75%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Class participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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