Introduction to Art: Concept & Techniques

About this Course

Learn to identify and define various art movements, artists, and their artworks. Convey a personal appreciation for art concepts, techniques, and approaches through the creation and sharing of your own original artwork

  • Course CodeZO-22
  • Classes Start 28 August 2013
  • Estimated EffortAbout 10 hr/week
  • Course Schedule Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am (IST)

Course Syllabus

Week 1: Art Elements & Techniques Week 2: Fantasy & You Week 3: Correspondence with Memory Week 4: Stories Through the Lens Week 5: Inside the Space Week 6: Personal Collections Week 7: The Artist Critique

About the Instructor



Osmania university


Rhonda Byrne


Anna Divinsky

Discussion Board


Course Format

The course will include foundational information on artists and art movements, as well as video demonstrations covering art techniques. Each week’s lesson will include a quiz, and students will be asked to complete creative activities (original artwork) throughout the course.

Suggested Readings

Divinsky has authored an optional iBook titled “Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies” that covers many of the ideas the course will address.