Subject

The Art of Drawing and Painting (Art)

by Jusri Eldin Devries
Overall course rating 81%
1. The course was interesting.
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2. The course was sufficiently challenging.
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3. The course enabled me to achieve my learning objectives.
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4. I had a clear idea of what I was expected to do in this course.
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Learn the fundamentals of colour theory and application using a variety of media and hands on techniques.

Course started on:

02/06/2014

Course ends on:

30/06/2014

12,874 students have taken this course

39,462 videos have been watched

2,190 classroom posts

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What's it about?

Through discussions and visual demonstrations, you will learn how art has been expressed through history, the basics of colour theory, and how to draw and paint flat images and perspectives.

Through discussions and visual demonstrations, you will learn how art has been expressed through history, the basics of colour theory, and how to draw and paint flat images and perspectives. Further, you will be able to understand the principles and styles of assimilating visual compositions. You will produce paintings and collages influenced by famous school of arts and painters such as Pointillism, Cubism, De Stijl, Surrealism, and Constructivism. This course is open to everyone who wants to try. It will provoke your sense of creativity and allow you to express yourself in a way that fits within your skill level.

What's involved?

Module 1Basic Colouring
10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment2 Jun - 8 Jun
Module 2Creating Backgrounds
9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment9 Jun - 15 Jun
Module 3Creating Foregrounds
9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment16 Jun - 22 Jun
Module 4Painting in Style
10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment23 Jun - 29 Jun

What will I learn?

  • Art expression through the ages
  • Colour theory and mixing
  • Basic perspectives and illusion
  • Grouping, proximity and closure
  • Rule of thirds and framing
  • How to create an illusion through shapes and collages
  • Visual balances
  • How to effectively achieve contrast, harmony, dominance, and unity
  • Different styles of art and how to construct them

 

This course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 02 minutes.

If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.

 

Where to from here?

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Where could this lead me?

If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.

  • Art and Design
  • Interior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Visual Communications
  • Artist

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