Art

ART-101: Drawing I, Credits = 4
Introductory course which explores the basic techniques of drawing using a variety of media such as charcoal, pen and ink, oil pastel, and mixed media. Appreciation and study of drawings by major artists are also included. Daily assignments and lab hours required. Materials to be purchased.

ART-102: Drawing II, Credits = 4
Intermediate course which explores the basic techniques of drawing using a variety of media such as conte crayon, charcoal, pen and ink, oil pastel, and mixed media. Appreciation and study of drawings by major artists are also included. Daily assignments and lab hours required. Materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 101.

ART-103: Drawing III, Credits = 4
More advanced drawing course for students who are interested in drawing the human figure. Continued study of line, shape, value, texture, and color with emphasis on composition of life drawings. Also an appreciation and study of major artists. Daily assignments and lab hours required. Materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 101 or instructor permission.

ART-104: Design I (Black and White), Credits = 4
Study and application of the formal elements of art structure. Problems in organization of line, shape, value, texture, and color. Emphasis on composition and presentation of black and white and designs. Materials to be purchased.

ART-105: Design II (Color), Credits = 4
Study and application of the formal elements of art structure. Problems in organization of line, shape, value, texture, and color. Emphasis is on composition of color designs. Materials to be purchased.

ART-106: Design III (Three-Dimensional Design), Credits = 4
Study and application of the elements of three-dimensional art structure. Emphasis on composition and presentation of three-dimensional designs. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased.

ART-107: Fundamentals of Digital Art, Credits = 5
Introduces digital techniques and concepts as they aid and expand the possibilities of traditional drawing, painting, and photography. It emphasizes the synthesis of artistic expression and technological competence through hands-on experience in creating art through both traditional and digital media. Topics include vector and bitmap imaging, computer applications used as tools for traditional art forms, collaboration and hybrid forms of visual art.

ART-108: Commercial Art Foundations, Credits = 5
Introduces the software, materials, and techniques used in marketing, advertising, branding, and identity design. Emphasis is placed on design for advertising and branding for existing and new companies. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in design principles, typography, branding techniques, and have developed a self-branded portfolio. This course counts as an elective toward an AA degree, rather than credit toward the Humanities requirement.

ART-111: Introduction to Studio Art Practices, Credits = 4
Basic studio/lecture format introducing a variety of the fine art studio techniques, processes, tools and materials commonly used by working artists: painting, drawing, printmaking, design (with various emphasis; digital, graphic, etc.), ceramics, sculpture, calligraphy, photography. Five of these studio areas will be chosen for the quarter. Emphasis on craftsmanship and visits to local studios.

ART-115: Drawing for Farrier Science, Credits = 1
Visual acuity and technical dexterity are much needed skills for Farrier Science. Through the process/experience of drawing, one develops a greater visual awareness: an understanding between the difference of looking and seeing. Drawing for Farrier Science will utilize formal drawing skills in the depiction of both traditional still-life forms and equine anatomical schematics. Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in the Farrier Science program.

ART-124: Women Artists in History, Credits = 5
Explore over forty women artists in the context of their times. Discuss issues of social justice, moral conflicts, cultural expectations, institutional obstacles and limitations. Student may not earn credit for both ART 124 and WST 124. [H][D]

ART-127: History of Western Art I, Credits = 5
Architecture, sculpture, painting, and crafts are studied for an examination and understanding of style. A study of art of Europe, Egypt, and the Near East from the Prehistoric Period through the Middle Ages. Craftsmanship, and cultural function will be discussed. This course is the first in a three-quarter sequence but may be taken out of sequence.

ART-128: History of Western Art II, Credits = 5
Study of art in Europe and Early America from the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Architecture, sculpture, painting, and crafts are studied. Special attention is given to the theme of the changing role of the artist. This course is the second in a three-quarter sequence but may be taken out of sequence.

ART-129: History of Western Art III, Credits = 5
Study of art in Europe and the U.S. made during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Architecture, sculpture, painting, printmaking and the photo arts, are studied. Influences of the past, combined with the rapid technological and cultural changes of the Modern Age, are explored to develop an understanding of the art of our own times. This course is the third in a three-quarter sequence but may be taken out of sequence.

ART-130: Painting I, Credits = 4
Exploration of the various methods of painting. Emphasis on composition and presentation of acrylic paintings. Also includes appreciation and study of paintings by major artists. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased.

ART-131: Painting II, Credits = 4
Intermediate course for exploration of the various methods of painting. Emphasis on composition and presentation of acrylic paintings. Also includes appreciation and study of paintings by major artists. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 130.

ART-132: Painting III, Credits = 4
Advanced course for exploration of the various methods of painting. Emphasis on composition and presentation of acrylic paintings. Also includes appreciation and study of paintings by major artists. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 131.

ART-151: Printmaking, Credits = 4
Exploration of the relief, silkscreen, and intaglio methods of printmaking. Materials to be purchased. Lab hours required.

ART-152: Printmaking II, Credits = 4
Exploration of the relief, silkscreen, and intaglio methods of printmaking. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 151.

ART-153: Printmaking III, Credits = 4
Exploration of the relief, silkscreen, and intaglio methods of printmaking. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 152.

ART-160: Ceramics I, Credits = 5
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to create a variety of ceramics. While many hand building methods are learned, wheel throwing is at the center of this class. The emphasis is on proper wheel throwing techniques to achieve a ten inch cylinder, bowl, and vase. Theory, history, aesthetics, design principles and glaze making are all discussed. Creating rich, colorful and varied decorative surfaces are demonstrated at the green ware stage while many glazing and firing techniques are explored. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. [HP]

ART-161: Ceramics II, Credits = 5
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to create a variety of ceramics. While many hand building methods are learned, wheel throwing is at the center of this class. The emphasis is on proper wheel throwing techniques to achieve a ten inch cylinder, bowl, and vase. Theory, history, aesthetics, design principles and glaze making are all discussed. Creating rich, colorful and varied decorative surfaces are demonstrated at the green ware stage while many glazing and firing techniques are explored. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 160 or instructor permission. [HP]

ART-162: Ceramics III, Credits = 5
Advanced study of theory, history, aesthetics of ceramics using hand building and wheel thrown forms. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 161 or instructor permission.

ART-167: Sculpture I, Credits = 4
Introduction to the theory and application of three-dimensional forms in space using a variety of media such as plaster, wire, steel assemblage, cardboard and wood.

ART-168: Sculpture II, Credits = 4
Intermediate study of theory and application of three-dimensional forms in space using a variety of media such as plaster, wire, steel assemblage, cardboard and wood. Prerequisite: ART 167 or instructor permission.

ART-169: Sculpture III, Credits = 4
Advanced study of theory and application of three-dimensional forms in space using a variety of media such as plaster, wire, steel assemblage, cardboard and wood. Prerequisite: ART 168 or instructor permission.

ART-170: Fundamentals of Digital Filmmaking, Credits = 5
Designed to introduce students to the history, philosophy, theory and techniques of developing and producing short films that are shot on digital video cameras and edited digitally on computers with professional software. Centers on learning elements of visual storytelling through a spectrum of aesthetic approaches. Students learn sequencing, shooting, and editing skills as they develop and produce their own films. Classes will consist of group discussions, critical sessions and hands on exercises in digital filmmaking. Students are expected to work in groups and engage in analysis of professional video production scenarios. This course does not meet the Humanities requirement for the AA degree.

ART-195: Introduction to Art, Credits = 2
A short course for non-art oriented sudents in which a variety of art skills are explored and attempted. Students will participate in several short projects in drawing, painting, printmaking, and design.

ART-199: Special Projects, Credits = 1 - 5
For intermediate students wishing to expand their knowledge and to develop their skills in the various fine arts media through directed individual studies. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

ART-230: Painting IV, Credits = 4
Advanced exploration of the various methods of painting. Emphasis on composition and presentation of acrylic painting projects, but students may choose to work with other media. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. Prerequisite: ART 132.

ART-260: Ceramics and Sculpture I, Credits = 5
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to form creative and diverse ceramic sculpture. This includes learning coil, pinch, slab, paddle and wheel methods, while theory, history, aesthetics and design principles are all discussed. Also learning how different glazes and firing techniques produce a broad range of beauty. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and material to be purchased. [HP]

ART-261: Ceramics and Sculpture II, Credits = 5
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to form creative and diverse ceramic sculpture. This includes learning coil, pinch, slab, paddle and wheel methods, while theory, history, aesthetics and design principles are all discussed. Also learning how different glazes and firing techniques produce a broad range of beauty. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. [HP]

ART-262: Ceramic and Sculpture III, Credits = 5
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to form creative and diverse ceramic sculpture. This includes learning coil, pinch, slab, paddle and wheel methods, while theory, history, aesthetics and design mprinciples are all discussed. Also learning how different glazes and firing techniques produce a broad range of beauty. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased.

ART-299: Special Projects, Credits = 1 - 5
For advanced students wishing to expand their knowledge and to develop their skills in the various fine arts media through directed individual studies. Students must consult with the instructor before enrolling. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.