Course Topics

ART 104 A Foundations: Visual Thinking
An introduction to the basic elements of visual language through a variety of studio projects and media that investigate the relationship of form and content. Emphasis is on giving effective visible form to ideas.

ART 108 Drawing
This studio course focuses on basic aesthetic and technical drawing skills through direct observation of three-dimensional objects in environments, with instructional emphasis on perspective, eye-hand coordination, proportion and scale, positive and negative space, and compositional structures.

ART 216 A Printmaking
An introduction to the aesthetic and technical considerations of the printed image through exploration of a variety of basic printmaking processes.

ART 316 A Intermediate Printmaking
This course focuses on expanding and enriching practices related to the creation of original prints, including the exploration of alternative printmaking processes and the development of multi-colored images.