Undergraduate Art Studio
2020 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
This course is intended to offer beginning photographers the basics of visual composition, digital camera operation, photo file post camera adjustments and management and image editing for the creation of digital photographs using compact digital cameras.
A course designed to give the student the opportunity to explore hand building in slab, coil and other techniques; wheel throwing will be introduced as a basic means of pottery development. Work with a variety of glazing techniques will be stressed.
A studio course where exercises and experimentation with transparent watercolor pigments and techniques will be combined with art principles to form aesthetic creations in watercolor.
An introduction to the disciplines associated with the techniques, media and aesthetics of sculpture.
INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DESIGN
Interactive Multimedia Design is an advanced studio based course and applies principles of visual communication and aesthetic theory to the design of interactive multimedia projects. Emphasis will be placed on original content creation, sequential page design theory and visual interface design with user centered needs and objectives as relevant guides for aesthetic approach and organizational solutions. Interactive products produced by students will be artistic, informational, promotional and persuassive and will involve page interface design and planning, original content creation and integration of animated text and graphics, digital video and sound effects.
THE ART OF THE BOOK
This course will focus on the creation of hand made fine art books through the combination of applied research in traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and bookbinding. Graduate students will be expected to research an historical binding and create models for presentation to the class. Fullfills printmaking requirement.
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable
FIELD INTERNSHIP IN ART
Internship involving professional experience under the supervision of selected business and/or institutional personnel within student's area of emphasis. Departmental approval required for application. May be retaken to maximum of 6 credits in degree and major.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits in major/degree.