CREATIVE RIGHT BRAIN DRAWING: Beginner to Advanced
NO. OF CREDITS:
6 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 4.00 credits]
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Join this class to discover how to cultivate you and your student's right brain creativity and curiosity. Explore basic drawing skills and techniques while tapping into the Right Side of the Brain. You'll learn the fundamentals of creative right brain basic drawing, Gestalt, light and shadow, space, edges, and these relationships to each other while building creative drawing confidence. Bring theses guided right-brain drawing skilled lessons into your practice or any classroom curriculum to boost any student's critical-thinking, problem-solving skills and experience the delight of creative right-brain drawing. This course is designed for every educator PP-12. Throughout this fun and creative course, you'll explore:
We will use Betty Edward's classic text Drawing on the right side of the Brain and related workbook, Participants, use their own art supplies. Download the recommended supply list (See materials). Books and video will cost about $70.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit. The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit.
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.
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
Order both Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain textbook and workbook from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Drawing-Right-Side-Brain-Starter/dp/0399167900/ref=pd_cp_14_2/130-7493913-3351755?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0399167900&pd_rd_r=2fac5eb1-5ff1-4914-b81c-1369db244866&pd_rd_w=qgJ4a&pd_rd_wg=X0APy&pf_rd_p=0e5324e1-c848-4872-bbd5-5be6baedf80e&pf_rd_r=42NQ1ST365JAQ0KWAY6Z&psc=1&refRID=42NQ1ST365JAQ0KWAY6Z
Approximate cost $34.00
Textbook: Edwards, B. (2012) Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 4th Edition. Tarcher/Perigee/Random House, New York, NY.
Workbook: Edwards, B. (2012) Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook 2nd Edition. Tarcher/Perigee/Random House, New York, NY.
ISBN-10: 1585429228 ISBN-13: 978-1585429226
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Video download or DVD order directly from Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Store and Website.
Video/Download: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: Seven Lessons to Enhance Creativity and Artistic Self-Confidence.
DVD About $35 https://www.drawright.com/merch-horizon
Download the recommended supply lIst:
None. All reading is online.
DRSSB Materials list found on Page xl of DRSB Workbook. 4th Edition Participants may use their own supplies. Downloaded supply list may be found in "Required Text" section.
ASSIGNMENTS REQUIRED FOR HOURS OR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
A. INFORMATION ACQUISITION
Assignments done in a course forum will show responses from all educators active in the course. Feel free to read and respond to others comments.
Assignment #1: Getting to Know You
Write a 450-500 word response to the following questions.
Assignment #2: Self-Portrait and Create a Google Account and/or Google Website
This assignment will guide you in producing a self-portrait. Steps to take:
View: Video Drawing a “Self-Portrait”(Formative Assessment) “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain." Use Password: brain-side-right-drawing View from 0:00-6:48
Create a Google Account and Google Website: Instruction attached.
Take digital jpeg images with, a smart phone or digital camera, of your drawing. Upload those images to your personal Google Drive.
Publish and Copy the URL/Link address and post that link to the assignment response box.
Note: All Google Websites are dependent on website participant sharing access with instructor's G-Mail account. No password for sharing is needed.
Assignment #3: Edges, Reading Chapters 1-4
Read: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Textbook; Chapters 1-4, pgs. 1-61.
View: Video Viewing: Summary of the pre-assessment self portrait “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” https://vimeo.com/155026347 Password: brain-side-right-drawing 6:48-10:15
Assignment: In a short 200-250 word paper discuss the concepts from Chapters one-four plus the process of drawing your initial self-portrait exercise.
Post to the Assignment Response Box your sites URL.
Assignment #4: Right Brain/Left Brain, Picasso and Drawing Exercises
View: Video Viewing; Lesson 1 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” Foundations of Right/Left Brain Drawing. Upside down drawing. Picasso, P. Igor Stravinski Password: brain-side-right-drawing 17:21-20:27
Draw: Draw Edges: Choose and draw two (2) or more of the following exercises:
Assignment: Take jpeg images of your three drawings. Upload to your Google Drive and Post images onto your Google Website. Publish.
Post your Google website URL to the assignment response box for review.
Assignment #5: Optical Illusions, Read Chapters 5&6
Vase Faces, http://https://vimeo.com/155026347 Password: brain-side-right-drawing 10:15-13:15.
View: DRSB Video Summary; Turn your drawing right side up 20:27-22:19.
Assignment: With a smart phone, or digital camera take individual jpeg’s of your drawings and upload these images to your Google Website.
Assignment #6: Adding a new page to your Google Website
Add a new page (+) to your Google Website.
Title this new page "Edges”: Watch the following Video on how to create a page.
Hit the Publish icon. Remember to always push Publish with any additions to your website.
Allow access for review: firstname.lastname@example.org
Post to the Assignment Response Box: Your websites URL (address).
Assignment #7: Five Basic Skills of Drawing
View: Video Viewing; Lesson 1. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain”, 5 Basic Skills for Drawing and Blind Contour Drawing of the Lines in Your Hand. https://vimeo.com/155026347 Password: brain-side-right-drawing 22:19-28:00
Draw: Drawing Activity Edges: 5 Basic Skills of Drawing; Line/Edges, Spaces, Angles/Proportion, Light/Shading/Value, Gestalt. DRSB Workbook, Exercise 7. Pure Contour Drawing; Drawing the Lines in Your Hand pgs. 27-29. Time 15 minutes (set timer, take a break after activity)
Classroom Tip: For classroom or personal use: Use a paper plate to occlude the students view of the paper (see link). Paper Plate Blind Contour Drawing
View: Video Summary; 28:00-30:11
View: Video Viewing; Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” https://vimeo.com/155026347 Password: brain-side-right-drawing. Picture Plane 3D to 2D Drawing on the View Finder: Video 30:12-35:15
View: Summary of Drawing on the Picture Plane Viewfinder on Plastic 30:15-36:20
Take digital jpegs of your Edge drawings, exercise 6&7 and post the drawings in the body of your "EDGES" page created on your Google Website.
Post your websites URL website (address) to the Assignment Response Box.
Assignment #8: Edges and Drawing Exercises
Chose any three of the following to draw:
Take digital jpeg images of your drawings from this assignment.
Assignment for Edges: From the textbook reading, video viewing and drawing exercises for Edges, summarize and discuss, in a 200-250 word document, an overview of the Right/Left brain activities, what you discovered about using edges during the drawing activities. Include your URL address in the heading of your posted paper.
Post to the assignment response prompt
Assignment #9: SPACE; Read Chapter 7, Drawing Exercises
Lesson 4, Negative Spaces Video 47:45-58:37
Choose any three from the following drawing exercises to draw.
Create PAGE TWO (2) on your Google Website Title: "SPACE" (you may change the heading image).
Post your Google Website URL to the Assignment Prompt Box.
Assignment #10: Read Chapter 8, Relationships, Drawing Exercises
Note to Participants: Drawing a Format Ground can be viewed on the DRSB video located at 52:45-53:18.
Choose and draw three of the following Drawing Exercises:
View: Video Refresher: Proportion Finder section: 1:04:3-107:49 and Angle Finder section:1:07:50-108:53
Create page three (3) on your Google website Title: “Relationships”.
Post your website URL for review to the Assignment Response.
Assignment #11: Read Chapter 10, Perceiving Lights and Shadows, Drawing Exercise
Choose one or more of the following to draw:
Create: Page four (4) on your Google Website titled: "Light and Shadows".
Post your website URL for review to the Assignment Response Prompt.
Assignment #12: Read Chapter 12, Gestalt, Drawing Exercises
Assignment Section Five: The Perception of Gestalt
Choose one or more of the following exercises to draw:
Optional Draw: Download and complete handout worksheet (Download) Hatching and Cross Hatching
Choose one or more of the following exercises to draw:
Create page five (5) on your Google Website Titled: "Gestalt". Attach labeled and dated jpeg images for exercises 35-40 on your website.
In a short-written response (200-250 words) discuss Gestalt, how Gestalt is achieved and the Right/Left Brain function of Gestalt.
Post your website URL to the Assignment Response Prompt.
Assignment #13: Picasso Drawing Activity & Final-Self Portrait
In a one-page (200-250 words) document compare and contrast the pre self-portrait to the final self-portrait. Discuss the process and how you incorporated the edges, space, relationships, lights and shadows and including what you discovered along the way to produce your final drawing to achieve the Gestalt or final image. Include your website URL to be reviewed.
Post your URL to your Website to the assignment response.
Assignment #14: The Artist in You, Reading Chapter 12 and Workbook
Read Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Textbook; Chapter 12 Drawing on the Artist in You, pgs. 260-265.
READ: DRSB Workbook, Some Suggestions for Future Drawing: pgs. 150-151.
Review and Reflect upon all of your drawing exercises plus the postings on your website.
Write a short paper (200-250 words) which exercises you found most helpful for your overall drawing, which drawings were struggles, when you found L-mode talking to R-mode, and/or when you lost track of time, which is deeply rooted right-brain mode.
Attach your Google Website URL to the Assignment Response Prompt.
ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENTS REQUIRED FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
B. LEARNING APPLICATION
In this section you will apply your learning to your professional situation. This course assumes that most participants are classroom teachers who have access to students. If you do not have a classroom available to you, please contact the instructor for course modifications. Assignments done in a course forum will show responses from all educators active in the course. Feel free to read and respond to others comments.
Assignment #15: Developing Right Brain Lessons
Using any teacher lesson plan format of your choosing.
On your Google Website create a new page named "Right Brain Lessons".
Post your URL for your website to the Assignment Response Prompt.
Assignment #16: Implementation
Create: On your Google Website create a new page called “Implementation”.
Implement the Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain lessons and/or unit plan you developed in assignment #15.
Write a four to five (4-5) page overview, include reflection and possible adjustments for each lesson. Please include mention of any specific student achievements and include samples of work products.
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper discussing the experience of participating in your studio setting, your process for Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, and how this experience has altered your drawing skills and/or teaching skills.
Post Website URL to the Assignment Response Prompt.
Assignment #17: (500 Level ONLY)
In addition to the 400 level assignments, complete following activities:
Choose two of the Following:
Post Website URL into the Assignment Response Prompt
Another assignment of your own design with the instructor’s prior approval.
C. INTEGRATION PAPER
Assignment #18: (Required for 400 and 500 Level)
SELF REFLECTION & INTEGRATION PAPER
(Please do not write this paper until you've completed all of your other assignments)
Write a 350-500 word Integration Paper answering these 5 questions:
INSTRUCTOR COMMENTS ON YOUR WORK:
Please indicate by email to the instructor if you would like to receive comments on your assignments.
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.
CREATIVE RIGHT BRAIN DRAWING: Beginner to Advanced
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