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Drawing & Painting: Academic-Year Courses

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Academic-Year Courses (Fall, Spring)
Summer Courses


Spring 2015 Certificate Courses

Costs
In addition to the tuition (and lab fee, where noted), there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. For more information, please refer to Courses with Noncredit Options.

Fundamentals of Painting
This course develops each student’s unique personal vision and style. Students are encouraged to be creative and to develop “image books” and sequential paintings to foster awareness of their own emergent tendencies. Students learn the fundamental aspects of painting and visual form, including color theory, thematic development, composition, palette and canvas preparation, and painting media and techniques.
Lab fee: $56
PAD1100 / noncredit option: $520 + $56 lab fee
Roger Hendricks
Wed., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 21–May 6
Room: Refer to the online schedule

American Art
A study of American painting and sculpture from colonial times to the present, focusing on American contributions to romanticism, realism, impressionism, abstraction, Pop art, and postmodernism. Lectures also cover African American art, Latino American art, and Jewish artists as part of this opportunity to learn about American history through art.
ARH3180 / noncredit option: $625
Beth Gersh-Nesic
Thurs., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 22–May 7
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Life Drawing
This studio/art history course offers each student the opportunity to draw from a live model as well as from the wealth of art history’s famous masters like Rembrandt and da Vinci. The form and structure of the model are explored in a variety of media. Traditional and modern drawing concepts are introduced, including gesture, contour, relational technique, value, and composition.
Lab fee: $56
PAD2070 / noncredit option: $520 + $56 lab fee
Roger Hendricks
Tues., 2:30–5:50 p.m.
Jan. 27–May 12
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Posted Sept. 23, 2014

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