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ART0159A-S15

CRN: 21837

Studio Art I
Studio Art I: Drawing
This course is a complete and thorough basic drawing course. Mediums used will be pencil, charcoal, and ink, among others. Work will be done from observation and invention. Line, perspective, value, composition, and introduction to color will be discussed. Assignments will involve students with the formal and technical aspects of drawing and with the idea of drawing as an individual means of expression. No prior drawing experience is assumed or expected. This course is required of all art majors and minors. 6 hrs. lect./lab

ART0167A-S15

CRN: 21809

Intro to Sculpture-Form&Space
Intro to Sculpture-Form and Space
What defines a sculpture? How do we make a sculpture? How do we talk about sculpture? What purpose does sculpture have? In this foundational, 3-dimensional art class, we will address fundamental sculpture concepts by considering form, function, scale, volume, and ideas behind the tactile world. Students will learn useful techniques such as: basic welding and woodworking; as well as how to use less traditional materials like rubbers, plastics, and foams. Through a series of sculpture-making projects we will learn to control these methods in creating our own art objects. Slide presentations of contemporary and historical artworks will integrate individual instruction and group critiques. No experience is required or expected. 6 hrs. lect., lab

ART0300A-S15

CRN: 22214

Advanced Drawing
Advanced Drawing: Making Your Mark
In this course students will refine their drawing skills and their understanding of formal pictorial language and how to visually communicate ideas to a viewer. Students will have the option to explore drawing from observation, imagination, abstraction, and unconventional. Students will be exposed to the importance and relevance of both contemporary art as well as ancient art, stressing critical thinking and the exploration of materials. (ART 0157, ART 0158, ART 0159 or by approval) 6 hrs. lect.

ART0312A-S15

CRN: 22184

Oil Painting: Color & Movement
Painting in Oil: Exploring Color and Movement
In this class students will learn oil painting histories and techniques in order to develop skills and aesthetic sensibilities in two dimensions. Through assignments that increase the understanding of the mechanics and composition of color, we will expand our notion of picturing to include sciences, narratives, and the natural world. Towards the end of the semester we will use our paintings to create a time-lapse video animation based on the oil painting process itself. In this way students will explore how to make a static image come to life with change and motion. Sources and examples by visual artists from the past and present will direct students toward making original contemporary art. (ART 0157, ART 0159, or other introductory level studio art course) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs lab

ART0315A-S15

CRN: 21111

Intaglio Printmaking
Scratching the Surface
In this course we will explore studio instruction in traditional and contemporary methods of intaglio printmaking with a critical emphasis on different methods of working directly on the plate. The general term intaglio (from the Italian intagliare, which means to engrave, carve, or cut) covers a multitude of processes. The incised line in the plate holds the ink while the surface is wiped clean. Only the line prints when paper is placed on the plate and both are run through the etching press. The course is augmented by slide lectures to provide the students with a thorough background in the intaglio medium as well as other drawing based mediums. Depending on resources, students may have the opportunity to be a part of an intensive, collaborative print project to produce an edition of prints with a professional artist. (ART 0157, ART 0158, ART 0159 or by approval) 6 hrs. lect./lab

ART0328A-S15

CRN: 21226

Color Photography
Color Photography
This course is an introduction to color photography with an emphasis on the construction of images using personal and social ideas. It will include some study of the history of photography and basic digital imaging techniques to make color prints. Students must have an 8MP (or bigger) digital DSLR camera with manual controls of focus, aperture, and shutter. Non-sectarian mindfulness practice will be part of this class. (ART 0157, ART 0158, or ART 0159, or by approval) 6 hrs. lect./lab.

ART0500A-S15

CRN: 22610

Special Project
Special Project
Supervised independent work with a special project proposed by a student or a collaboration between a student and a faculty member on a special project. Admission by permission of a faculty member. 3 hrs. lect.

ART0500B-S15

CRN: 22611

Special Project
Special Project
Supervised independent work with a special project proposed by a student or a collaboration between a student and a faculty member on a special project. Admission by permission of a faculty member. 3 hrs. lect.

ART0500C-S15

CRN: 22612

Special Project
Special Project
Supervised independent work with a special project proposed by a student or a collaboration between a student and a faculty member on a special project. Admission by permission of a faculty member. 3 hrs. lect.

ART0500D-S15

CRN: 22613

Special Project
Special Project
Supervised independent work with a special project proposed by a student or a collaboration between a student and a faculty member on a special project. Admission by permission of a faculty member. 3 hrs. lect.

ART0700A-S15

CRN: 21811

Senior Independent Study
Senior Independent Study
Approval required. 4 hrs sem./lab

ART0700X-S15

CRN: 22011

Senior Independent Study
Discussion
Senior Independent Study
Approval required. 4 hrs sem./lab

ART0700Y-S15

CRN: 22006

Senior Independent Study
Discussion
Senior Independent Study
Approval required. 4 hrs sem./lab

ART0700Z-S15

CRN: 22012

Senior Independent Study
Discussion
Senior Independent Study
Approval required. 4 hrs sem./lab

Program in Studio Art

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