NC 705: Art - Still-Life Drawing for Older Adults

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2024
Credits: 0
Total Contact Hours: 16
Lab Hours: 16
Hours Arranged: 0
Total Student Learning Hours: 16
Transferable to CSU: No
Transferable to UC: No
Grading Method: Non-Credit Course

Catalog Course Description

This art course is designed especially for older adults who wish to develop or enhance their drawing skills. The focus will be on direct observation of still-life compositions and application of the building blocks used by artists to create a work of art. Students will develop perceptual skills and apply them to create original still-life drawings from direct observation. Drawings will be created by understanding the elements of art, then applying them to create an original still-life drawing. 16 lab hours.

Course Objectives

  • Increase or maintain the ability to develop perceptual skills and visual arts vocabulary.
  • Increase or maintain understanding and communication of visual, spatial, and drawing techniques.
  • Improve or maintain creative ideas, articulate and refine a variety of ways to create still-life drawings.
  • Create an original expressive still-life drawing.

Major Course Content

All Lab Content

Lab Content

  1. Visual observation assessment
  2. Creative process assessment
  3. Analytical assessment
  4. Articulate assessment

Examples of Required Writing Assignments

Draw and write class notes about the elements of arts.

Instruction Type(s)