Studio: Drawing

Grow in your own practice while learning from contemporary artists and peers about the best studio practices and new ways to teach drawing in the art room.

3 Credits|8 Weeks|$1275

This course will focus on participants’ growth in their personal practice of drawing as it integrates cross-disciplinary dialogue and offers new strategies for teaching drawing in the classroom. Additionally, it will address and offer solutions for the challenges students face in the art room as they explore drawing as a skill. During this course, participants will make connections to contemporary artists, revisit their roles as artists, and share their drawing evolution with the instructor and peers as they simultaneously think through best practices for drawing instruction. The journey will include visual journaling using various media and skill development as participants work to create a drawing portfolio.

See the course syllabus and Graduate Catalog for more details.

Required Materials

Additional Materials

  • Computer with basic audio and video input and output equipment
  • Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Basic computing skills (see AOEU’s Technology Requirements)
  • Access to AOEU’s online learning platform, Brightspace, to view course content, submit assignments, and engage in discussion (provided)
  • A Google Drive account (provided)
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


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