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Lectures to stimulate visual, emotional and intellectual awareness of humankind's artistic heritage. Covers historically significant art forms from prehistoric through postmodernism.
Introduction to drawing through variety of methods, both traditional and contemporary. Emphasis placed on analysis of space and form as well as familiarization with and control of drawing material. Introduction to line, perspective, shading, and texture.
Prerequisites: ART 110
Continuation of ART 110 reassessing methods and analysis with emphasis on color theory and use of wet and dry media.
Corequisites: Recommended corequisite ART 101 or ART 150.
Prerequisites: ART 110
Theory and practice of painting using oil media on canvas. Build stretchers, stretch canvas, and practice classical techniques in color theory, still life, and abstract.
Corequisites: Recommended corequisite ART 160.
Fundamental techniques and design elements used in making art with clay. Wheel throwing and hand building processes, and studio operations such as clay recycling, glaze mixing, and kiln loading.
Prerequisites: ART 135
Introduction to wheel throwing and hand building techniques at intermediate level with continued emphasis on creative design. Participation in studio operations.
Prerequisites: ART 130
Theory and practice of painting using oil and acrylics. Development of form through color and texture. Work with variety of media to encourage emphasis on individual expression.
Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from Prehistory to the end of the Middle Ages. Lecture course primarily for art majors.
Prerequisites: ART 150
Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Lecture course primarily for art majors.
Prerequisites: ART 101 or ART 150 or 151.
Art History lecture course focusing on significant artistic developments and forms of art and architecture through exploration of the development of human achievements in the modern and contemporary era. Lecture course designed primarily for art majors.
Emphasis on principal elements of two-dimensional design through assigned problems using a variety of materials.
Prerequisites: ART 170
Continuation of Design I, with emphasis on the interaction of colors as design and exploration of various color theories through a series of problems.
Prerequisites: ART 110
Introduction to human-figure drawing through traditional and contemporary methods. Emphasis on analysis of space and form as well as human anatomy.
Prerequisites: ART 120
Continuation of Drawing II. Emphasis on variety of drawing materials and subject matter as well as development of individual expression.
Introduction to basics and principles of black and white photography. Includes mechanical and visual aspects and darkroom skills for developing and printing black and white film. Requires manual single-lens reflex camera. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.
Basic processes and procedures of creating imagery through the use of new technology and other devices. Explores digital tools and processes as a means for photographic input, output and basic image manipulation. Fundamental computer skills are required. Mac platform preferred. Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies. DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.
Exploration of photography, its historical development, an examination of it as an art medium, and its influence on the development of modern art and contemporary culture.
Approach to photography primarily from creative visual aspect, emphasis is placed on concept development. Increases photographer's awareness of and sensitivity to visual aspects such as composition while refining mechanical skills such as exposure, developing and darkroom skills while using black & white media. Requires manual single-lens reflex camera. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.
Intermediate exploration of the aesthetics and techniques of digital photography including a further investigation of the constructed image, color management, asset management and output methods. Students will produce one or more portfolios of digital images. Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies. DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.
Prerequisites: ART 224
Continuation of Photography II, with emphasis on technical consistency and sophistication in expression of ideas.
Prerequisites: ART 231Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in photography.
Prerequisites: ART 230 or consent of instructor.
Variable content covering in-depth advanced topics in technique and subject matter not covered in regular curriculum. Topics vary and may include subjects such as portrait photography and lighting, location photography: landscape and architecture, non-silver photographic processes, working with color positives, etc.
Prerequisites: ART 101 or ART 150, ART 170, and permission from instructor.Basic processes and procedures of curating a fine art exhibition and managing exhibition space. Explore SCC's community art venue from a behind-the-scenes perspective while developing an understanding of the responsibilities of managing, funding, and maintaining exhibition space. Participation in installation and planning of SCC Gallery exhibitions. May involve field trips.
Prerequisites: ART 140
Continuation of Painting II. Special projects in both traditional and nontraditional materials and subject matter.
Prerequisites: ART 240Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in painting.
Prerequisites: ART 210
Continuation of Figure Drawing I with introduction of color theory and wet-drawing media.
On-the-job experience in visual arts. Students may apply for an internship with artists or art-related businesses to enhance career readiness. Visual arts studio internships must be approved and sponsored by a faculty advisor.
Prerequisites: ART 110 or ART 170
Process and techniques of various printmaking methods including wood/linoleum block, collagraph, single and multi-colored editioning techniques.
Prerequisites: ART 110
Illustration techniques for commercial purposes including drawing, paint, ink, and collage techniques. Stresses content in illustration.
Prerequisites: ART 270
Research in contemporary illustration processes and techniques. Emphasis placed on subject interpretation using variety of art mediums.
Prerequisites: One of the following: ART 101, ART 110, ART 150, ART 170, ART 220, ART 283, or ART 285.Field course covering art, architecture, and history of a region of the world involving supervised on-site field studies and coursework outlined in an individual learning agreement. Includes lectures, directed readings, writing, drawing, photography, and other creative projects as well as visits to important sites and artifacts. Students must also register for and participate in approved academic study tour, study abroad, or field experience.
Prerequisites: ART 260
Single and multi-colored etching techniques using line, aquatint, soft ground, and editioning processes.
Prerequisites: ART 280Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in printmaking.
Step-by-step introduction to basics of clay sculpting using figure as reference for subject matter. Projects include relief sculpture, portrait, and small animal sculpture. Techniques include armature making, latex, and plaster mold making, casting, and final patination of sculpture.
Prerequisites: ART 283
Expands upon skills and concepts learned in ART 283.
Introduction to sculpture materials, skills, history, and concepts. Explores methods in manipulation of traditional and experimental sculptural media, including additive and subtractive techniques. Involves studio work, research, lecture, and discussion. Emphasis as much on learning technique as understanding concepts and personal expression.
Prerequisites: ART 285 Continuation of Sculpture I.
Emphasis on artisanship, exploration, and research to gain more sophisticated and self-motivated personal direction. Introduces skills in welding and metal fabrication as well as individual media choices. May include some metal casting.
Prerequisites: ART 190Focus on page layout, publication design, and layout techniques. Current versions of Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress used to cover a range of work, from flyers and brochures to magazines and multi-page publishing. Typography, use of space, and traditional industry standards and practices included. Designed for Graphic Design majors.
Prerequisites: ART 170, ART 190, ART 290.Focus on artwork creation and digital manipulation of photographic images. Use of Macintosh computers, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop for familiarity with basic tools used in graphic design and digital imaging. Includes design skills, including line, shape, form, volume, and color. Projects focus on logo creation, image correction and adjustment, combining imagery, color correction, etc. Discussion and demonstration of traditional printing technology (offset lithography) through class and field trips. Review of legal issues related to digital imagery and freelance design.
Prerequisites: ART 291, ART 180.Web page development on the Macintosh platform, using Macromedia Dreamweaver and Macromedia Flash. Topics include conceptualization and design of a well-designed site, use of line art and photographs, routine maintenance of a site, etc. Continuation of student design studies, applying graphic concepts to the interactive Web. Coverage of Web animation, including animated GIFs and Flash presentations.
Prerequisites: ART 292Focus on nonlinear digital video editing. Use of Macintosh computers, Apple iMovie, and Final Cut Pro to cover traditional vs. digital video, video formats, inputting methods, editing methods, and output to both videotape and DVD. Application of 2-dimensional graphic design concepts and techniques to time-based video production. Graphic Design Capstone embedded.
Prerequisites: ART 288Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in sculpture.
Prerequisites: ART 287Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in jewelry making.
Prerequisites: ART 136Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in ceramics.
Prerequisites: ASMNT INS.Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.