Intmed Paint: New Figuration I

The human figure as a source for creative and independent viewpoints in painting and other media. Students work together in the painting studio from a live model and from other figural sources.

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Advanced Watercolor II

Advanced concepts and processes in transparent and opaque watercolor media.

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Graphic Design History

Examines the major developments in graphic design and typography as the fields emerged and defined themselves during the last one hundred years. Enroll Info: Students are encouraged to enroll in ART 346 and 438 concurrently.

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Making Comics 2

Builds on the work begun in Making Comics 1. Students will already be comfortable working on deadline, with applying previous comics-making experience to a variety of story styles, both fictional and non-fictional, and with using a variety of materials. This class is just as rigorous and demanding as Art 307. You’ll be required to write and draw in your journal every day. Homework is substantial. Students will finish a 3-4 page comic strip each week, even when feeling uninspired. Readings will include more long-form comics. Students will identify a theme present in their own work to be explored through drawing and writing. In the last part of the semester, students will create a ‘zine with a focused narrative. It will be an original, reproducible, handmade book of at least 32 pages, comprised of both visual and written elements. Everything created will be drawn, painted and written by hand. Enroll Info: None

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Advanced Drawing I

Advanced level drawing course taught in a structured format where students work on various problems/issues in drawing. Enroll Info: None

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Advanced Painting I

Technical processes; emphasis on personal expression, concepts, in various approaches to painting. Enroll Info: None

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Advanced Watercolor I

Transparent and opaque watercolor media; studio practice, critiques, field trips. Enroll Info: None

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Advanced Drawing II

Continuation of advanced level drawing. Focus on advanced techniques and conceptual development in conversation with contemporary drawing practices. Enroll Info: None

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Watercolor II

Continued investigations in watercolor and mixed media works on paper with goal of development of concepts and technical skill. Enroll Info: None

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Introduction to Art

Seeks answers to the fundamental question “What is art?” Through lectures, readings, discussions, and creative projects, we seek answers from multiple perspectives-historical, theoretical, critical, conceptual, formal, and experiential. Develop visual literacy, sophisticated observational skills and a formal language to assist in the interpretation of objects and experiences in the context of art. Through both theory and practice, develop an understanding of the ways artists arrive at the ideas that inform their creative processes. Includes a survey of developments in art media and looks broadly at art movements, trends and styles throughout history and in varied world cultures. Enroll Info: None

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