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with Hedya Klein26 days ago

It is a long hands on approach class but It can be tedious sometimes when you have to do observational drawing. It is difficult since you need to practice how to draw a lot. Moreover it can get boring since you'll need to draw for a lot of hours and do critic. It can be good for a person who does like to draw.

Slow-PacedProject-HeavyProject Exams
5hrs / week Very difficulty Above average value Would not take again
with Hedya Klein7 months ago

This class is not easy and requires sustained effort outside of the three-hour class. The work is difficult, but you will learn and become a better artist. Critique is often hard to get through and if you are low on energy they can be tiresome. That being said, you will learn to see and to render what you see on paper. There seems to be an assumption that a course like this should be light. Would you ask the same of chemistry? It's hard work but you will be better for it. It is made easier by Klein's flexibility so be sure to communicate with her.

This class is not easy and requires sustained effort outside of the three-hour class. The work is difficult, but you will learn and become a better artist. Critique is often hard to get through and if you are low on energy they can be tiresome. That being said, you will learn to see and to render what you see on paper. There seems to …Read more

Lots of HomeworkFair GradingDifficult Exams
8hrs / week Very difficulty Extremely high value Would take again
with Hedya Klein6 months ago

The biggest draw back for the class are the long group reviews, which while long don't have nearly enough 1 on 1 review to be as useful as I'd like. But besides that, if you like art and want to get better, this is a fantastic class. I'd recommend coming in with a little bit of knowledge, as it can be difficult if you know nothing. However, you progress very fast and the concepts build on each other in a very intuitive way. Expect a large workload, and don't feel like you need to be perfect. But Hedya's a great person and if you ask for feedback, she'll give very good advice, which is what I recommend doing.

The biggest draw back for the class are the long group reviews, which while long don't have nearly enough 1 on 1 review to be as useful as I'd like. But besides that, if you like art and want to get better, this is a fantastic class. I'd recommend coming in with a little bit of knowledge, as it can be difficult if you know nothing. H …Read more

Chill and RelaxedProject-HeavyUngrading
4hrs / week Very difficulty Extremely high value Would take again
with Hedya Kleinlast month

Professor's lectures are long and tedious to sit through. Workload is mostly based on in-class art studies where the Professor gives advices of varying levels. Homework's are tedious as they often cover realism and foundational abstract composition and structural skills for art. Enjoyment of the class will really depend on your awareness of the work, enjoyment of the art process, and perhaps skill level.

Professor's lectures are long and tedious to sit through. Workload is mostly based on in-class art studies where the Professor gives advices of varying levels. Homework's are tedious as they often cover realism and foundational abstract composition and structural skills for art. Enjoyment of the class will really depend on your aware …Read more

Chill and RelaxedLots of HomeworkEasy Grading
6hrs / week Very difficulty Average value Would take again
with Hedya Klein6 months ago

The class was amazing for a student who purely wanted to improve their drawing skill. As a student who had never taken a drawing class, my improvement over the course of the semester was tremendous. However, this comes with the price of the large amount of time one spends each week drawing. If you really enjoy drawing, I highly invite you to take this course. Professor Klein, is a great teacher and very nice, although, sometimes she has the tendency to overexplain (which makes classes very boring at times). The only downside to this class was the fact that I was spending roughly 12-15 hours drawing a week (in-class and homework). You can make it work, it's just tedious.

The class was amazing for a student who purely wanted to improve their drawing skill. As a student who had never taken a drawing class, my improvement over the course of the semester was tremendous. However, this comes with the price of the large amount of time one spends each week drawing. If you really enjoy drawing, I highly invit …Read more

Chill and RelaxedLots of HomeworkUngrading
6hrs / week Average difficulty Average value Would not take again
with Hedya Klein2 years ago

Before reading this know I am not an art person. This was the biggest waste of my time and as a freshman thinking this would be a good option for my distribution requirement i wish i looked into other classes. The prof won’t teach you how to draw she just wants you to know it. It can be relaxing but most of the three house are very boring. don’t recommend unless you like drawing with pencils and sometimes charcoal.

Before reading this know I am not an art person. This was the biggest waste of my time and as a freshman thinking this would be a good option for my distribution requirement i wish i looked into other classes. The prof won’t teach you how to draw she just wants you to know it. It can be relaxing but most of the three house are very b …Read more

Slow-PacedLots of HomeworkNo Exams
2hrs / week Some difficulty Extremely low value Would not take again
with Hedya Klein9 months ago

Although I don't major in this course, I have had some solid experience drawing. Professor felt disinterested in class and it reflected in the general feel. Class is slow and she tends to ramble. Homework can be a ton over the weekend.

Chill and RelaxedTough GradingNo Exams
3hrs / week Some difficulty Low value Would not take again
with Hedya Kleinlast year

First of all, I am an art person so consider that in my review. The subject matter of Professor Klein's class was not difficult, and the expectations were fairly lax. That being said, class is defined by her extremely long instruction she gives before you even start doing art. It got so bad that she would talk for a minimum of 40 minutes about the day's project before we would draw. This wouldn't be an issue if it were good information she was giving, but often, it was repetitive and unnecessary. On the other hand, as someone who enjoys art, her teaching style is far from combative, and if you're able to put up with fairly tedious lectures, it is a comfortable environment to do art in.

First of all, I am an art person so consider that in my review. The subject matter of Professor Klein's class was not difficult, and the expectations were fairly lax. That being said, class is defined by her extremely long instruction she gives before you even start doing art. It got so bad that she would talk for a minimum of 40 min …Read more

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkUngrading
3hrs / week Low difficulty Low value Would take again