Art (ART)

110 Understanding Visual Art (3 - Fall) An introduction to the aesthetic principles of visual art as exemplified in selected masterpieces.

210-211 The History of Art (3, 3 - Fall, Spring) The development of visual art in Western culture studied through repre-sentative artists and works. 210: Paleolithic era through the Renaissance. 211: Baroque period to the present.

221 Two-Dimensional Design (3 - Fall) Application of basic principles in creating two-dimensional designs. Planning and rendering displays, graphic design, and lettering.

222 Three-Dimensional Design (3 - Spring) Studio projects are concerned with the elements and composition of form and mass in three-dimensional space. Prereq: ART 221, 241.

241 Drawing (3 - Fall) Placement, scale, perspective, composition, and other problems involved in representing forms and objects in two dimensions.

242 Drawing II (3 - Spring) Advanced study of placement, scale, perspective, composition, and other problems involved in representing forms and objects in two dimensions. Prereq: ART 241.

305 Photography (3 - Not Offered) Introduction to camera and darkroom techniques for small format, black and white photography. Lecture and lab. Same as COMM 341.

310 Crafts Studio (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) Creative use of clay, wood, paper, cloth, and other materials.

311 Painting (3 - Fall, Even Numbered Years) Skills and techniques in the use of oils, acrylics, and water colors. Prereq: ART 221 and 241.

312 Painting II (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) Advanced skills and techniques in the use of oils, acrylics, and water colors. Prereq: ART 311.

320 Using Color (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) Effective use of color in two- and three-dimensional design. Interaction of color as well as historical and psychological aspects. Prereq: ART 221.

322 Professional Issues in Visual Art (3 - Spring) Professional aspects of art, and the pursuit and management of a career in art. A study of galleries, museums, and art fields dealing with aspects of exhibiting and selling work and portfolio development.

331 Jewelry (3 - Not Offered) Techniques in jewelry design and finishing.

335 Ceramics (3 - Fall & Spring) Methods of structuring clay objects including hand-build and wheel-throwing techniques, glazing, and firing methods.

351 Sculpture (3 - Fall) Compositional study of three-dimensional form with emphasis on basic sculptural concepts, terminology, and techniques. Prereq: ART 221 and 222 or instructor's approval.

352 Sculpture II (3 - Spring) Advanced study of three-dimensional form with emphasis on refining an understanding of sculptural concepts, terminology, and techniques. Prereq: ART 351.

391 (591) Special Topics in Art (3 - Not Offered) Selected media and/or genre for intensive study. Topics and prerequisites to be announced. May be repeated for credit.

411 Mixed Media (3 - Fall, Odd Numbered Years & Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Development of wet and dry mixed media techniques to include collage, painting, printmaking and other methods of combining media to expand the student's conceptual and technical abilities. Prereq: ART 312.

412 Advanced Mixed Media (3 - Fall, Odd Numbered Years & Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Advanced techniques to express the student's intent. Media may include wet and dry media, collage, construction, installations and performance. Prereq: ART 411.

420 Printmaking (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Use of fundamental printing processes such as silk screening and block printing on various materials. Prereq: ART 241.

425 Advanced Printmaking (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Advanced studio exploration in various printmaking media to include working beyond the printed image. Prereq: ART 420.

435 Advanced Ceramics (3 - Fall & Spring) Advanced studio work in specific ceramics skills involving handbuilding, throwing, glaze techniques, calculations and firing. Research in ceramics history and criticism. Prereq: ART 335.

441 Weaving (3 - Not Offered) Understanding the weaving process including threading a loom, winding a warp, draft reading, loom assembly, and the weaving of experimental patterns.

445 Glaze Calculations for the Potter (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Glaze chemistry, theory and calculation. Formulating, mixing and testing a variety of glaze formulas on various clays. Prereq: ART 335.

451 Figure Drawing (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Drawing from live human models in charcoal, pencil, and other materials. Prereq: ART 241, 242.

452 Figure Drawing II (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Advanced study of drawing from live human models in charcoal, pencil, and other materials. Prereq: ART 451.

 



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