Drawing provides a foundation for advancing visual thinking at all stages of one's development. In beginning courses students learn to deconstruct three-dimensional space through sight-size measuring techniques, spatial awareness, and by learning to recognize subtle nuances within value relationships. Those skills are then applied to real-world situations, where classes participate in field trips to the campus biology lab, nature walks, and trips to the local animal park. These skills are transferable to other disciplines with wide ranging applications across a variety of mediums.
Taking the time to slowly engage with our visual experiences reveals previously unexpected discoveries