This is a course that will provide the young artist with a fundamental understanding of drawing with several types of media, including graphite, charcoal, ink, pastels, conte, and mixed media. Primarily through observation, students will develop the design skills to solve a variety of visual problems, through drawing techniques and the application of elements and principles of art. The student will examine several types of subject matter including still life, landscape, human figure, portraiture, architectural drawing (interior and exterior), and conceptual concepts. This class will also dive into drawing related subjects such as intaglio and relief printmaking. This course will include discussion of various artists and movements of art. Students interested in pursuing art beyond high school are encouraged to enroll in this class.Prerequisite: Art Foundations (C or higher)