Drawing students work with a variety of tools, media and subject matter. Beginning classes introduce the fundamentals of basic visual language such as mark-making, gesture, line, values and representations of forms in space.
In second-semester drawing, the human form is studied through the dimensions of gesture, line, mass, color, texture, proportion, composition and media. In addition, a variety of drawing concepts and attitudes are explored. Advanced-level work allows for further examination of drawing ideas emphasizing cultivation of personal expression and individual style.
Drawing students are encouraged to develop the ability to translate creative concepts into drawings.
"Murray State equipped me with the confidence and competence to continue my pursuit as a professional artist, through graduate school and beyond."
Advanced Student Studios
Todd Herzberg is an Assistant Professor of Drawing. Todd received his MFA from the University of Kentucky
and his BFA from Central Michigan University.
Contact Information: Todd Herzberg firstname.lastname@example.org
- ART 101 Drawing I: Introduction to Drawing (3)
Drawing with an emphasis on the development of visual perception. Six hours per week.
- ART 201 Drawing II: Life Drawing (3)
Figure drawing in varied media. Six hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 101 or permission of instructor.
- ART 300 Drawing III (3)
A conceptual study of both figurative and abstract approaches to drawing. Six hours per week. Prerequisites: ART 101 and 201 or permission of instructor.
- ART 303 Drawing IV (3)
Exploration of drawing ideas with emphasis on the development of personal expression. Pre-requisite: ART 300 or permission of instructor.
- ART 304 Drawing V (3)
Continuation of ART 303. SIx hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 303 or permission of instructor.
- ART 403 Drawing VI (3)
Six hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 303 or permission of instructor.
- ART 404 Drawing VII (3)
Six hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 403 or permission of instructor.
- ART 503 Drawing VIII (3)
Concentrated exploration of drawing with emphasis on personal expression. Criticism and discussion. Six hours per week. Prerequisite: ART two drawing courses or permission of instructor.
- ART 504 Drawing IX (3)
Continuation of ART 503. Six hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 511 or permission of instructor.