Art

Courses

ART 1000. Art Survey. 3 hrs.

Cultural analysis of the interrelated fields of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other humanistic studies beginning with the Paleolithic period and continuing through the Gothic period. Lecture, 3 hours. IAI: F2 901.

ART 1002. Drawing I. 3 hrs.

An introduction to the fundamental concepts and techniques of drawing using a variety of black and white media. Includes drawing from observation and invention leading to an interpretation and evaluative approach to drawing. Emphasis on descriptive drawing techniques from geometric and organic objects. Course includes vocabulary development, critical analysis activities, and reference to contemporary and historic models of drawing. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week.

ART 1005. Design I. 3 hrs.

This course is a studio class exploring the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through two-dimensional design principles and theories using a variety of tactile and digital media. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week.

ART 1007. Painting I. 3 hrs.

Painting is explored through instruction in materials and techniques, composition and color, and the development of individual expression. Lecture, one hour per week, laboratory, five hours per week.

ART 1009. Ceramics I. 3 hrs.

Introduction to the terminology, aesthetic and technical aspects of ceramics. Basic techniques for clay preparation, hand forming, wheel throwing, and operation of the kiln, kick wheels and power operated potter's wheels. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week.

ART 1010. Art Survey II. 3 hrs.

Cultural analysis of the interrelated fields of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other humanistic studies beginning with the Italian Renaisance and continuing through the 20th Century's Modern period. Lecture, 3 hours. IAI: F2 902.

ART 1012. Drawing II. 3 hrs.

This course builds on and refines the experiences of Drawing I, focusing on a variety of media including color. Emphasis is on invention and formal concerns. Explorations into abstraction, nonobjective and fabricated image making is covered in this class. Course includes vocabulary development, critical analysis activities, and reference to contemporary and historic models of drawing. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 1002.

ART 1015. Design II. 3 hrs.

A studio course exploring the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through three-dimensional design principles and theories using a variety of materials. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 1005.

ART 2009. Ceramics II. 3 hrs.

Continued application of first semester procedures of Ceramics I with emphasis on the control of design in form and techniques, including methods of glaze application and decorative techniques. Practice in the operation of clay equipment, stacking, and firing kilns. Experimentation in the possibilities and limitations of the medium. Continued exploration of exemplar ceramic art. Lecture, one hour per week; laboratory, five hours per week. Prerequisite: ART 1009.