Course Description

Students will explore and develop drawing skills and techniques through various demonstrations and drawing studio exercises.  Through experimenting with style, technique, and various drawing media, students will increase their artistic confidence, their ability to translate life into 2-dimensional image, and truly understand the concept of "looking" vs "seeing". 

Learner Outcomes

1).  Learn  various drawing techniques and styles

2).  Learn the visual elements of drawing and composition

3).  Understand looking vs. seeing

4).  Develop facility with various drawing media

5).  Gain drawing from like skills


The following supplies are needed for the course.  You do not need to purchase a new set if you already have the supplies.  Pad of Bristol art paper, set of drawing pencils, set of Charcoal and Conte, 1 Kneaded erasure.  Supplies:  $23.00

If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in ‘Ilima 107, ph.734-9552, or email kapdss@hawaii.edu for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center at ph. 734-9210 (V), 447-1379 (videophone), or email kapdeaf1@hawaii.edu.

Please note: you will need to contact Kapi’olani CC’s DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi’olani CC course even if you’ve already registered or are receiving services at another UH campus’s disability support program.


Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:

100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.

50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to start date of course.

0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to start date of


No prerequisites needed
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