Art

Classes

ART 101 : Introduction to Art History**

This course introduces the major periods of Western art history, including: Ancient, Egyptian, Greek, Early Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, 19th and 20th Century. The course will examine the religious, philosophical, and social forces that shaped the masterpieces.
 

Credits

3

ART 105 : Drawing Fundamentals

This introductory, hands-on course introduces the student to basic drawing fundamentals associated with observational drawing. Techniques explored will include gesture, line, shape, volume, tone, contrast, texture, positive/negative space, perspective and relevant color theory. Students will learn basic drawing skills and fundamental art composition concepts using various media to develop an expression of individual artistic style.

Credits

3

ART 110 : Introduction to Painting and Sculpting**

This hands-on course introduces the student to various materials, techniques and methods used to create works of art. The course involves 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional projects.  Through class critique, students will be encouraged to articulate and reflect on their own work and the work of classmates. Students will also develop an awareness and appreciation of painting, sculpting and mixed media within the visual arts.
 

Credits

3