DRAWING NATURE The focus of this course is using nature as a source for drawings. Students build upon their drawing skills and vocabulary, including composition, mark making, line and using various materials and formats. The subject matter includes a range of assignments that encourage individual approaches to imagery and process. Nature is the starting point and themes include ideas around looking at micro and macro worlds, seeds to composites, science and fiction, topiary to landscapes and ecological issues such as global warming. Class includes PowerPoint presentations, group discussions and one-on-one projects review. Some drawing experience recommended.