COURSE TITLE:

BARGUE DRAWING IN THE 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM

NO. OF CREDITS:

6 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 4.00 credits]

WA CLOCK HRS:  
OREGON PDUs:
60
60

INSTRUCTOR:

Debora Supplitt
supplitt@comcast.net

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course has been adapted from a 19th century French Drawing Course to fit the 21st Century classroom. Engaging video will provide the beginning to advanced artist the necessary classical foundation to render nature in both idealistic and realistic fashion.  Participants will learn to visually reference distance, notional space, lengths, angles and bit shading.

Guided videos show how to complete a Bargue's plate in charcoal. The thirty Da Vinci Initiative videos consist of approximately 4-5 hours of content that is broken down to instruct skills in a methodical, guided way. This course is appropriate for anyone wishing to learn how to draw more accurately. It can also be used directly in the classroom as a teaching resource.

In addition video study, participants will upload, reproduce and draw from 2D images from classical lithographic plates that are modeled from plastered casts of natural and man made objects.  They will then compare and contrast their drawing techniques between classical atelier to the "CopyIt" app, using iPad, iPhone or iOS app.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Identify and apply the classical drawing process
  • Practice observation skills
  • Discover and appy drawing theory
  • Explore and create a drawing using the "CopyIt" app
  • Increase their visual literacy through identifying ways in which their drawing could be improved.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit. The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit.


HOURS EARNED:
Completing the basic assignments (Section A. Information Acquisition) for this course automatically earns participant’s their choice of CEUs (Continuing Education Units), or Washington State Clock Hours or Oregon PDUs. The Heritage Institute offers CEUs and is an approved provider of Washington State Clock Hours and Oregon PDUs.




 

UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT INFORMATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
Continuing Education Quarter credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.

  1. Completion of Information Acquisition assignments 30%
  2. Completion of Learning Application assignments 40%
  3. Completion of Integration Paper assignment 30%



 

CREDIT/NO CREDIT (No Letter Grades or Numeric Equivalents on Transcripts)
Antioch University Seattle (AUS) Continuing Education Quarter credit is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis; neither letter grades nor numeric equivalents are on a transcript. 400 level credit is equal to a "C" or better, 500 level credit is equal to a "B" or better. This information is on the back of the transcript.

AUS Continuing Education quarter credits may or may not be accepted into degree programs. Prior to registering determine with your district personnel, department head or state education office the acceptability of these credits for your purpose.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION

REQUIRED TEXT

Charles Bargue: with the collaboration of Jean-Leon Gerome Drawing Course.  3rd Edition

www.Amazon.com:

  • as a rent text for $30
  • paperback for $70
  • Hardback for $110
  • Or found at your local library.

Free downloads for 30 days can be found at scribd.com
Charles Bargue Drawing Course Text cost Free: 30 day download
https://www.scribd.com/doc/316611362/Charles-Bargue-Drawing-Course-pdf

None. All reading is online.

MATERIALS FEE

This course is being released one episode per week on The Da Vinci Initiative YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmTohh84UI7AxxU3-yT0Bvg For those wishing to own the downloadable version or not wanting to wait for the entire course to be released, you can purchase the complete course immediately for $100. You can start improving your observational drawing skills and know that your donation will help create additional free online drawing courses from The Da Vinci Initiative! http://www.davinciinitiative.org/store/p22/Bargue_and_the_21st_Century.html CopyIt App. $8.99 Download onto your iPad, iPhone, or IOS device. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/copyit-grid-drawing-method/id377185812?mt=8

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING THIS COURSE:

Debora Supplitt M.F.A-A.Ed./M.Ed. received her Masters (M.Ed.) and Bachelor of Art (B.A.) degree from San Francisco State University and Masters of Fine Arts in Art Education (M.F.A.-A.Ed,) from Boston University. She has worked with students of all levels, including preschool, elementary, middle school, high school and professional educators, since 1980. She is certified in Washington, Oregon and California in Pre/K-12-Adult Special and Elementary Education and is highly qualified in the core areas of Art, Music, Reading, and Special Education as well as being a trained Intervention Specialist. Debora knows the importance of providing a creative environment where all students and teachers can thrive. Presently she is working in her dream position as a full time middle school Art Teacher. Debora provides classroom teachers with the tools and resources needed to integrate art into the daily curriculum and is always busy developing new, creative and fun workshops for teachers. She is passionate about providing exciting, meaningful, useful and fun filled continuing education for all teachers.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

BARGUE DRAWING IN THE 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM

Ackerman, G.  Charles Bargue with the collaboration of Jean-Leon Gerome Drawing Course. Acr Edition (Acc); 3rd edition (2011) paperback, 336 pages. ISBN-13: 978-2867702037.  This book is essential for those students who wish to study art seriously, and to make themselves capable in order to draw.

Aristide. J. (2010) How to Sharpen Charcoal. http://www.aristidesatelier.com/blog/how-sharpen-charcoal

Bargue Drawing Course Word Press Blog (2014). https://barguedrawing.wordpress.com/  Three selected sets of copied Bargues plates for educational use only.

Da Vinci Initiative (2016) YouTube Channel to access weekly videos. 

Da Vinci Initiative (2016) Bargue and the 21st Century Video download cost: $100.  http://www.davinciinitiative.org/store/p22/Bargue_and_the_21st_Century.html

Da Vinci Initiative (2016). Bargues Plates Lesson. Retrieved Nov. 2016.  http://www.davinciinitiative.org/bargue-plate.html  In this lesson students increase their visual literacy by applying a drawing process, learning new techniques for identifying and correcting drawing errors, and practicing their hand-eye coordination.

Da Vinci Initiative (2016) Bargues Plates Lesson Plan. Retrieved Nov. 2016:http://www.davinciinitiative.org/uploads/3/8/6/4/3864305/bargueplate9-12.pdf

Da Vinci Initiative (2016) Lesson Plan Format Examples various grade levels.  Retrieved Nov. 2016: http://www.davinciinitiative.org/free-lesson-plans.html

McIntyre, C.  (2014) 5 mistakes Artist Make Painting & Drawing Hands. Retrieved Nov. 2016 http://www.celebratingcolor.com/5-mistakes-artists-make-painting-drawing-hands/