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Spring Quarter, 2018
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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 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 102A: Advanced Painting:
Studio Projects (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Sustained development of painting for advanced students. Approaches will vary according to the instructor. 

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ART 103B: Intermediate Drawing:
Color (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2. Study of drawing composition in color media.

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ART 111A: Advanced Photography (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 9 and 110A. Restricted to Art Studio majors in pass 1. Special topics related to photography and contemporary art practice. Multiple projects in a variety of approaches. May be repeated two times for credit. 

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ART 111B: Advanced Photography: Digital (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 9, 110B. In depth exploration of digital photography, including refined digital imaging techniques. Theoretical issues involved in digital media.

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ART 114C: Intermediate Video: Performance Strategies (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 12 or Cinema & Technocultural Studies 20. Use of video to expand performance art production. Exploration of improvisation, direction, projection, and image processing in real time.

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ART 125D: Intermediate Printmaking: Serigraphy (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 11. Printmaking techniques in silk screen and related stencil methods. Development of visual imagery using the language of printmaking. May be repeated for credit one time. Pass1 restricted Art Studio majors. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.

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ART 142A: Intermediate Ceramic Sculpture: Industrial Production Methods (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 8. Ceramic sculpture creation using two forms of industrial processes: plaster mold design, fabrication and casting; and extrusion with dies, including die fabrication. May be repeated for credit up to one time.

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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 152A: Advanced Sculpture: Studio Projects (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 5, 151. Sculpture for advanced students. Emphasis on concept, idea development, and honing technical skills. Approaches and projects will vary according to the instructor.

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ART 171: Mexican and Chicano Mural Workshop (4)

Studio—8 hours; independent study—1 hour. Prerequisite: Chicana/o Studies 70 and/or written consent of instructor. The Mural: a collective art process that empowers students and people through design and execution of mural paintings in the tradition of the Mexican Mural Movement; introduces materials and techniques. May be repeated one time for credit. (Same course as Chicana/o Studies 171.

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ART 190: Seminar in Art
Practice (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing Art Studio major. I Introduction to professional practices. Development of an artist’s packet including a resume, cover letter, artist statement, and statement of purpose. Ongoing independent studio work with group critiques. Research on galleries and museums, and readings in contemporary theory and criticism.

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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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