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Fall Quarter, 2017
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ART 002: Beginning Drawing (4)

Studio—6 hours. Introduction to drawing using various black and white media. Drawing techniques covered are contour line, ink bleeds, rendering, “blind” drawing, and self portraiture.

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ART 005: Beginning Sculpture (4)

Studio—6 hours. Basic sculpture techniques using a variety of media. Form in space using cardboard, plaster, and/or cement, wood and/or metal and other media.

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ART 007: Beginning Painting (4)

Studio—6 hours. Introduction to techniques and concepts in the practice of painting.

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ART 008: Beginning Ceramics (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Introduction to ceramic sculpture construction and processes.

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ART 009: Beginning Photography (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Introduction to the fundamental technical, aesthetic, and formal aspects of photography. Camera skills, film developing and printing in the black and white darkroom.

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ART 010: FINE ART APPRECIATION (4)

Lecture – 3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Survey of contemporary artists since 1970. Topics explore contemporary thought within the visual arts using the forms and strategies of painting, sculpture, installation, performance, photography, and video in collaborative, ephemeral and multimedia approaches. Intended for Art and non-Art majors.

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ART 011: Beginning Printmaking (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Introduction to printmaking techniques such as monography, relief, and intaglio. Investigation of personal imagery through use of these techniques.

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ART 012: Beginning Video (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Production techniques of video shooting, editing, lighting, sound and effects. A conceptual framework for video-art techniques.

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ART 101: Intermediate Painting (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2, 7. Individualized projects exploring color and space in a variety of subject matter and approaches. Builds on basic skills and concepts from beginning drawing and painting courses. Study of historical and contemporary art in relation to studio practice.

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ART 102C: Advanced Painting: Special Topics (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Special topics in painting for upper division students. Emphasis on development of a personal practice of painting informed by awareness of contemporary issues in painting and their historical background. Topics will vary with instructor. 

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ART 103A: Intermediate Drawing: Black and White (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2. Advanced study of drawing composition using black and white media.

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ART 105A: Advanced Drawing (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2; course 103A or 103B. Exploration of composition and process in drawing. Emphasis on the role of drawing in contemporary art and on drawing as an interdisciplinary practice.

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ART 110A: Intermediate Photography: Analog (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 9. Introduction to 35mm and medium format camera. Development of personal aesthetic and portfolio of black and white prints.

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ART 151: Intermediate Sculpture (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 5. Individualized explorations through multiple projects in a variety of sculpture media and techniques. Builds upon technical skills and concepts covered in course 5.

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ART 152B: Advanced Sculpture:
Materials (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 5, 151. Primary application and exploration of a single sculpture material chosen by the student. Examination of its properties, qualities, and characteristics for three-dimensional expression.

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ART 195: Expanded Field: Artist
Lecture Series (1)

Lecture/Discussion. Exploration of the expanded field of practice, theory and criticism in the visual arts. Presentations and discussions with professional practitioners in the field.

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