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ART 1102 Drawing Studio-Observation and Realism (5)
Emphasis is on sighting techniques for observational drawing of still life, interiors/exteriors, and the human figure. Techniques covered in class: contour line, schematic systems and sighting techniques for accuracy in scale & proportion, perspective by eye, value and light logic, schematic approaches for drawing the human form.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Arts and Humanities A
Restrictions: Junior, Senior students excluded.

ART 1103 Drawing Studio-Concept and Composition
(5)
Encourages students to explore areas of expressive drawing and composition. Development of personal, introspective image making is emphasized, Focus storytelling and creative thinking processes, the "secret/unseen" realities of the subjects. There would be an emphasis on inner/outer worlds and realities, assumptions versus fact and narrative illustration as well as exploration of various media in experimental applications. The development of highly personal, introspective image making is emphasized.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Arts and Humanities A
Restrictions: Junior, Senior students excluded

ART 1104 Drawing Studio-Perspective (5)
Provides an introduction and in depth exploration of technical drawing systems that enable designers and illustrators to simulate 3D space. Techniques covered include: orthographic projection, paralline drawing, and linear perspective systems.
Extra Fee.
Restrictions: Art, Textiles, Clothing & Interiors Majors only.

ART 2112 Drawing Studio-Beginning Figure (3) (Prerequisite: 1102)
Provides an introduction to figure drawing for beginning students who want to develop sound drawing and observational skills in life drawing. Anatomical observation focusing on an understanding of skeletal structure and musculature is highly stressed, and composition and lighting are highlighted during class discussions.
Extra Fee.
Restrictions: Art, Textiles, Clothing & Interiors Majors only.

ART 2302  Painting Studio: Still Life-oil (5)

Prerequisite: ART 1102 or 1103 or 1104. Emphasizes rendering and modeling techniques in oil paint to accurately create a 3D illusion. Focuses on volume of primary forms. A conceptual component of the class will focus on the iconology of still life resonant with meaning in the history of painting. Extra fee.

 


ART 2302 Painting Studio: Still Life-Oil (5)
Emphasis is on rendering and modeling techniques in oil paint to accurately create a 3D illusion. Focus on volume of primary forms. A conceptual component of the class will focus on the Iconology of still life resonant with meaning in the history of painting.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Arts and Humanities A
Restrictions: Junior, Senior students excluded.

ART 3302 Painting Studio: Interior/Exterior, Space/Landscape - Oil & Acrylic (3) (Prerequisites: 1102, 2302)
Explores new directions and interpretations of the classical interiors, landscape, and environments. Imaginary and observational approaches will be investigated.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Upper Division
Restrictions: Freshman students excluded.

ART 3303 Painting Studio-Figure (3) (Prerequisite: 1102, 1205, 2302, 2112)
Explores the development of accurate proportion and structure of the human figure in oil paint by focusing on light and its application to the human form. The study of color, value, and the use of restricted palettes for a wide range of skin tones will also be explored.
Extra Fee.
Restrictions: Art Majors only.

ART 4302 Painting Studio: New Pictures (3) (Prerequisite: 1102, 1205, 2302, 3302)
Emphasis is on image and idea to learn the nuances of conceptual thinking. Particular emphasis is placed on innovative approaches to presentation, matching form with content, risk-taking, and non-literal thinking. The goal is to enable students to integrate skills and ideas. Projects are aimed at challenging students to break with conventional notions of Painter and/or Illustrator.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Upper Division only.
Restrictions: Studio Art & Illustration Majors only.

ART 2502 Illustration (Prerequisites: ART (1102 or 1103 or 1104) and 1202, and ART 1205 or 3315)
Introduction to the various problems, materials, techniques, and processes utilized in professional illustration.

ART 3502 Image & Narration (Prerequisites: ART (1102 or 1103 or 1104) and 1202, 2112, and (1205 or 3315)
Investigates various forms of representation and their application to narrative content.
Projects will emphasize the process of working from text to visual image in the form of illustration, computer art, painting, handmade books, and interactive art pieces to tell stories using mixed media. This class would encourage media experimentation as well as visual storytelling while applying a variety of drawing styles.

ART 4505 Illustration Studio-Digital (3) (Prerequisites: 1102, 1103, 1104, 1202, 1204, 1205, 2502)
This course focuses on digital illustration techniques for new and different uses of Adobe Illustrator.
Students will develop digital rendering skills through a variety of skill based assignments. Course material covers: drawing skills and concepts toward characters and environments for editorial illustration, children’s books, and graphic novels. Students also learn to create technical renderings of 3D objects and spaces.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Upper Division only.
Restrictions: Studio Art and Illustration Majors only.

ART 4502 Illustration Studio-Portraiture for Illustration (3) (Prerequisites: 1102, 1205, 2112) The anatomy of the human head is studied analytically through drawing from direct observation from a live model. Further analysis will include a multitude of ways to draw and paint the head and face to capture its multitude of expressions, moods and power to communicate. Students will use of variety of media in this class.
Extra Fee.
Attributes: Upper Division only.
Restrictions: Studio Art and Illustration Majors only.

ART Art Internship (1-5) Cut and paste course description from Karen’s course list

ART HISTORY

ART 2602 Western Tradition I: Ancient and Medieval Art (5)
ART 2603 Western Tradition II: Art Since the Renaissance (5)
ART 3610 History of Graphic Design/Illustration (5)

VISUAL COMMUNICATION

ART 3200 Introduction to Typography and Letterforms (3)

 

 
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