Bad Drawing Winter 2023

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Manifesto: 1. Anyone can draw. 2. Perspective is subjective. 3. Failure is underrated. 4. Technique is overstated. 5. Subvert the overt. 6. See the unseen. 7. Construct a construct. 8. Learn some luck. 9. Draw a duck. Requirements: Class will meet 3 times a week for studio drawing and discussion: 9 hours. Outside weekly assignments: 8 – 10 hours. Readings and exercises will introduce drawing from different perspectives: the neuroscience of art, the mystical in abstraction, and the role of chance in the creative process.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 20
Expected: NA
Class#: 1164
Grading: pass/fail only
Requirements/Evaluation: Evaluation based on attendance, completion of assignments, and engagement with the material.
Prerequisites: None
Enrollment Preferences: Preference given to first-years, then second-years, then third-years, then fourth-years.
Unit Notes: Ann Glazer lives in Texas and New York. Her work intertwines tradition, technology, and intuition to conjure the unknown. She has an MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago, a BA from Brown University, and occasionally teaches classes at Williams.
Materials/Lab Fee: $200-$300. Lab and materials fees for all studio art classes are covered by the Book Grant for all Williams financial aid recipients.
Attributes: EXPE Experiential Education Courses
SLFX Winter Study Self-Expression
STUX Winter Study Student Exploration
WELL Winter Study Wellness

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