Matthew Shelton

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Art
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
ARTS 2000: Introduction to Studio Art
Credits: 3
An introductory course, divided into three segments, which serves as a prerequisite to all studio courses. In Drawing students will learn observational drawing and how visual thinking connects with the hand. The Conceptual segment will exercise creative problem-solving skills and teach students to engage in critical discourse. The Digital segment teaches basic technical skills and digital tools including still and moving image and sound.
ARTS 2610: Drawing I
Credits: 3
A continued introductory study of the materials and techniques of drawing. Provides training in the coordination of hand and eye and encourages development of visual analysis. Emphasizes understanding form, space, light and composition. May be taken concurrently with ARTS 2000.