Course Description

For those experienced in drawing and absolute beginners, this class will push the boundaries of drawing by incorporating various media to enhance composition and depth, as well as to engage in a type of visual storytelling.  Using various techniques and studio drawing exercises.  Students will be able to take their drawings to the next level.  

Learner Outcomes

1).  Learn expanded drawing techniques and styles

2).  Deepen the understanding of the visual elements of drawing and composition

3).  Develop facility with both dry media and wet media and blending techniques




The following supplies are need for the course.  You do not need to purchase a new set if you already have the supplies.  

Supplies:  Pad or Bristol art paper, set of drawing pencils, set of Charcoal and Conte, set of watercolor paints, 1 paint brush, and 1 Kneaded erasure.  

Supplies:  $36.00

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 
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