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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


College Preparation: Life Drawing


This course emphasizes the structure and proportion of the human form. Students draw from the live unclothed model, studio instruction includes quick sketch, short, and long poses. Students work in a variety of drawing media and develop strong technical skills.

Prerequisite: Basic Drawing or equivalent experience

First class materials: 18"x24" drawing board, 18"x24" pad of smooth newsprint, 2-3 charcoal pencils (“soft” numbers such as 4B or 6B), “carbon” pencils (“Wolff’s Carbon” 4B, 6B; Conte’ “Pierre Noir” 2B, 3B), 2-3 pastel pencils (Carb-Othello, Faber-Castell “PITT”, Creta-color) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), 2-3 Color Pencils (Prismacolor and Poly-Chromos) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), kneaded rubber and Magic-Rub erasers, razor blades or utility knife, 3"x4" piece of #100 sandpaper, chamois.

Please note: At the Goldsmith Campus, students check in at the Security Desk on the first day of class.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPFP1164
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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