Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 129 - Digital Drawing and Painting

Description: Translate traditional drawing and painting techniques using digital tools on the computer with pressure-sensitive electronic pen tablets, stylus, and software to create digital art that implements various traditional mediums. Concept and personal style development will be emphasized.

Prerequisites: ART 110   or ART 112  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Digital painting and drawing software
  2. Introduction to the pen tablet
  3. Digital brushes: graphite and charcoal, ink, painting, watercolor, and specialty
  4. Layers and effects
  5. Digital color
  6. Digital art export for print and web
  7. Formal elements and principles of design 
  8. Historical or contemporary art examples
  9. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use digital software tools for digital drawing and painting. (1-6)
  2. Use a pen and tablet. (2)
  3. UtilizUe digital brushes. (3)
  4. Produce a series of raster drawings and paintings that reflect various artistic techniques. (7)
  5. Conceptualize digital artwork. (1-7)
  6. Output digital art to a printer or electronic file. (6)
  7. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  8. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  9. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (8)
  11. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (9)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.