BIOEE 1130

BIOEE 1130

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Art and science have always been fundamentally linked. Before the invention of photography, illustration was the main documentation tool in science; even now, artistic representations are used to communicate important scientific discoveries. In this course students learn the basics of bird anatomy in tandem with sketching techniques to foster an appreciation of how science and art can reinforce each other in enriching one's life and study. Led by the staff biological illustrator at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, students begin with the fundamentals of observational drawing to improve accuracy before moving onto watercolors. Interwoven into art lessons are scientific lectures produced by Cornell ornithologists, blending art with current science to cover a range of interconnected topics. No prior bird knowledge or art experience is required or expected.

When Offered Spring.

Comments This is a Learning Where You Live course.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: UNILWYL 1130

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2240 BIOEE 1130   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please apply for a course permission code by filling out the survey: Enrollment is capped at 18 students. This is a Learning Where You Live course.