This introductory course in art appreciation examines mark making as the essential and primary means of expression. Lecture, visual aids, research, and writing explore the human creative impulse of artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, and the untrained outsider artists. The student will develop a primary vocabulary of form, materials, and methods for creative expression. A unit of productive drawing exercises may be included. Laboratory fee required; field trip may be required.