This online Art 1: World Cultures course provides an introduction to fundamental techniques and concepts of representational and expressive drawing within a variety of media. Emphasis is on object representation, spatial illusion, and the organization of structural relationships in two-dimensional space. Students will also learn about some of history’s greatest artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso and others. They will examine some of the traditional art of the Americas, Africa, and Oceania in addition to the development of Western art. Finally, they will create art of their own, including digital art.
This half-unit course is self-contained and does not require a textbook or any additional print materials.
There are 12 graded modules in Art 1: World Cultures (online).