Observational Drawing

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Observational Drawing

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    An introduction to the visual language of drawing with an emphasis on depicting objects and the human form in space. Exploration of how the parts of the drawing relate to each other and to the composition as a whole. Demonstration and practice of fundamental skills in using traditional black and white media.

    Course Objectives:

    • Observe and represent the subject matter being exposed.
    • Communicate an understanding of drawing principles with common drawing terminology.
    • Implement a repertoire of skills in mark-making methods and drawing approaches with blqack and white media, both dry and liquid.
    • Express a personal "voice" through drawing, mark-making and composition.
    • Sustain a high level of concentration over extended periods.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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