Class Schedule - Summer 2011 - ARTC 4950 - Bowling Green State University
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Date Tentative Topics: Assigned: What is due:
May
Week 1
16 Mon

Syllabus, Introductions, Intro to Character Design, Portfolio requirements, research assignments, field trip to the Union

Notes 1

Assigned:
Assignment 1: Blog setup
Assignment 2: Research Features

Due: Assignment 2: Research
17 Tues

Feature Sketches, Critique of Feature Sketches

 

Assigned:
Assignment 3: Focus on Features
Due: Assignment 1: Blog

Due: Assignment 3: Feature Drawing
18 Wed

Research Stylized Facial Features, Draw Stylized Facial Features, Focus on Animals,

 

Assigned:
Assignment 4: Research Stylistic Facial Features

Assignment 5: Draw Stylized Facial Features

Assignment 6: Animal Research

Due: Assignment 4: Research Stylistic Facial Features

Due: Assignment 5: Draw Stylized Facial Features

Due: Assignment 6: Animal Research
19 Thurs

Zoo Trip 1: Observational Drawing or Visiting Artist: Marsha Berning - Caricature Artist

 

Assigned:
Assignment 7: Animal Drawings or Assignment 7: Caricature Drawing

Due: Assignment 7: Animal Drawings or Assignment 7: Caricature Drawing
20 Fri

Visiting Artist: Dr. Dominic Catalano - Storybook Illustrator

 

Assigned:
Assignment 8: Drawing Archetype Characters
Due:
Assignment 8: Drawing Archetype Characters
Week 2
23 Mon

Visiting Artist: Marce Dupay - Collage Artist

 

Assigned:
Assignment 9: Collage Workshop

Due:
Assignment 9: Collage Workshop

24 Tues

Scanning and Blog entries

An Investigation of Character Artists - styles

Draw a character in three different styles

Visiting Artist: Marsha Berning - Caricature Drawing

Exaggerated facial features
Capturing a likeness

Assigned:
Assignment 10: Scanning
Assignment 11: Character Artists
Assignment 12: Drawing & Style
Assignment 13: Caricature Drawings
Due:
Assignment 11: Character Artists
Assignment 12: Drawing & Style
Assignment 13: Caricature Drawings
25 Wed

Human Proportions & distorted bodies

Hybrid forms:
animal - machine - human - plant

 

Assigned:
Assignment 14: Human Proportions
Assignment 15: Distorted Bodies
Due:
Assignment 14: Human Proportions

Assignment 15: Distorted Bodies
26 Thurs

Model sheets - architypes

Expressions

Due:
27 Fri Final Critique  

Due:
Final Portfolio
Assignment 10: Scanning for blog