In this course, students learn to recognize and effectively utilize complex and abstract forms to communicate ideas. Students will develop skills in expressing value, shadows, shading, perspective, and composition in both traditional and digital platforms. Lectures and demonstrations support in-depth homework assignments, creative projects, and a final presentation. This course is a cornerstone of learning foundational methods of communicating visual constructs. Students are expected to cover the cost of supplies, estimated between $75 and $100.