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ART 368 - Scientific Illustration

Unit(s): 4

This class provides an introduction to Scientific Illustration starting from fundamental drawing techniques such as chiaroscuro, shading techniques, and contour drawing as well as digital techniques and conceptual models. Students will use graphite, ink, and watercolor to draw from subjects. They will research and write about the history of the field with special attention to the scientific revolution when art and science were particularly intertwined through innovations such as dissection, understanding of anatomy, experimentation, realism and direct observation. Field trip to the Academy of Sciences.

College of Arts and Sciences

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