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Fall 2016 Credit Courses: Arts

BA in Liberal Studies: Arts
Certificate Program in Drawing and Painting (Noncredit)

Introduction to Video Techniques and Technology
This introduction to the art and science of video production focuses on developing visual literacy and postproduction skills. Starting with an examination of basic video technology and traditional media aesthetics, all stages of the video production process are covered. Students receive introductory technical training and hands-on experience with digital camcorders, microphones, and nonlinear editing equipment.
CMS1400 / 3 credits
Noncredit option: $520
Lucas Francy
Mon., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 29–Dec. 12
Room: Refer to the online schedule

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 / 3 credits
Noncredit option: $520 + $56 lab fee
Roger Hendricks
Tues., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 30–Dec. 13
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 / 3 credits
Noncredit option: $520 + $56 lab fee
Roger Hendricks
Wed., 2:30–5:50 p.m.
Aug. 31–Dec. 14
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Introduction to Digital Photography
An introduction to the techniques, current practices, and history surrounding digital photography. Editing techniques are covered, with attention to image manipulation using Adobe Photoshop and RAW files. Composition, lighting, point of view, and use of narrative are explored. A digital camera is required; cameras may be borrowed, as available, from Campus Technology Services. Students may not earn credit for both PHO 1100 (offered by the School of Art+Design) and PHO 1101.
PHO1101 / 3 credits
Noncredit option: $520
Deborah Mesa-Pelly
Thurs., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 1–Dec. 15
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Introduction to Bronze Casting
An exploration of foundry techniques based on traditional methods of lost-wax bronze casting. Students prepare wax objects, make molds, and cast sculptural pieces in bronze during an all-day Saturday casting (a festive event with music, potluck refreshments, and invited guests). All levels of experience are welcome, and individuals can advance at their own pace.
Lab fee: $240
SCP1070 / 3 credits
Noncredit option: $520 + $240 lab fee
Tues., 6:30–9:45 p.m. & one Sat.
Aug. 30–Dec. 13
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Posted Mar. 28, 2016

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