Instructor: prof. Andrew Smaldone MA
Credit Hours: 3 -- Contact hours: 90
Course Number: ART 101
Department: Painting and Drawing
Prerequisite: none

Course Description: 
This course is designed for foundation level drawing students wishing to learn, or improve, the essential techniques of object and observational drawing along with intermittent drawing of the human figure. During the program, students will be introduced to all the fundamental principles and elements of drawing as well as the key techniques and media. Every lesson will have a precise goal and forms a progression of skills that students will build up over the course of the semester with the aid of weekly sketchbook exercises. Lessons are enhanced by lectures, onsite visits, and slides that include both old master and contemporary works.

Supply List:
• Pencil box
• Sharpener
• Compressed charcoal box
• Sanding block
• Erasers: soft and hard
• Fixative
• Masking tape
• Art supply carrier
• Portfolio
• Sketchbooks: 1 small (30x40) rigid cover and 1 large (50x70) for class work

Approx. cost: 60 euro

IMPORTANT NOTE: The cost will vary according to the amount of material each student chooses to use.
Meet the Faculty: Prof. Andrew Smaldone
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Andrew Smaldone completed an MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London in 2005, and a BA with honors from The George Washington University, Washington D.C. in 2001, where he was awarded the four-year Presidential Arts Scholarship.  In 2005, he co-founded ArtSEEN Journal and was the magazine’s Senior Editor until 2008, whereupon he began writing for various international contemporary art publications such as: London based Art Review and New York centered INPUT Journal. 
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