Course Description

Having basic sketching skills helps you to get concepts down on paper. Sketching is an important step in the design process, and it helps to identify the best ideas and solutions for your art, logo, advertising, digital and other design projects. In this supportive and fun environment, learn about and practice the most important rules and techniques of creating rough drawings to help improve your creativity and productivity. 

Topics include drawing basic shapes and products, creating a 3D effect with shadows and lighting, perspective, and composition in drawing and design. Whether you are a beginner or want to improve your sketching skills, this course is for you.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Define the basic rules of sketching
  • Apply sketching techniques to art and design projects
  • Develop creativity
  • Develop observational skills 

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 26, 2024 to Oct 24, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
flat fee non-credit $329.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

The approximate cost for supplies is $20. 




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