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ART 10A, Design I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is an introductory course in the theory and application of the elements of 2-D design. Assignments will focus on the following design principles: line, value, form, scale, light, logic, space, depth, texture, pattern, composition and color theory. This course is required for all art majors.

1120   8:00a-10:25a MW   A 102   Burchman J H

1121   8:00a-10:25a TTh   A 126   Arutian C L

1122   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 118   Miyano E

1123   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 118   Mitchell R

1124   9:00a-2:10p F   A 102   Schmeltz L A

1125   9:00a-2:10p Sat   A 118   Cooper B E

1126   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 118   Karlsen A M

1127   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 102   Burchman J H

1128   11:15a-4:25p F   A 118   Zarcone J

1129   12:00p-2:25p TTh   A 102   Vicich G M

1130   12:45p-5:50p Th   A 126  Moss A V

1131   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 118   Karlsen A M

4018   6:30p-8:55p M   A 119   Shibata J M

   6:30p-8:55p W   A 102   Shibata J M

4019   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 118   Mitchell R

ART 10B, Design II    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A.

This course is a continuation of the study of the fundamentals of design with special emphasis on thought and design concepts with portfolio oriented projects and an introduction to 3-D design. Required for art majors.

1132   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 119   Winsryg M W

1133   12:45p-3:10p TTh   A 118   Davis R L

4020   6:30p-8:55p MW   A 118   Miyano E

ART 10C, Computer Design    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A.

This course is a continuation of the theory and application of the principles and elements of fine art and design on the computer. Introducing the basics of computer operation for digital imaging applications, scanner technologies, and learning how to apply visual design concepts with digital media. This course serves as preparation for further study in the computer arts by providing an overview of theoretical issues related to the use of computers in fine art disciplines. Studio projects focus on integrating visual design principles with digital imaging technology and personal expression.

1134   8:00a-1:05p F   A 119   Lundquist T

1135   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 119   Obiamiwe O D

1136   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 119   Obiamiwe O D

ART 13, 3-D Design    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A.

This course explores the basic problems in 3-D design using plastic, metal, wood and other materials. (Recommended for design, gallery installation, ceramic and sculpture majors.)

1137   12:45p-3:05p TTh   A 124   Hartman D G

1138   2:30p-4:55p MW   A 124   Hartman D G

4021   6:30p-8:55p MW   A 124   Bromberg T L

4022   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 126   Silver E M

ART 17A, 3-D Jewelry Design I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Advisory: Art 10A and 20A.

This course explores jewelry design and silversmithing as an art form and includes both fabricating and lost-wax casting techniques.

1139   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 126   Joller G

ART 20A, Drawing I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This fundamental course is focused on representational drawing and composition using various black and white media. Emphasis is placed on development of perceptual skill, comprehension of formal theory, and performance competency in the media introduced.

1140   8:00a-10:25a MW   A 220   Hatton C

1141   8:00a-1:10p F   A 120   Vicich G M

1142   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 220   Hatton C

1143   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 120   Synicky C M

1144   9:00a-2:10p Sat   A 120   Synicky C M

1145   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 220   Hatton C

1146   11:15a-4:25p M   A 120   Mammarella C J

1147   11:15a-4:25p T   A 220   Thomason M M

1148   11:15a-4:25p Th   A 220   Kagan Sharon

1149   11:15a-4:25p F   A 220   Richardson J W

1150   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 220   Moss AV

4023   6:30p-8:55p MW   A 220   Silver E M

4024   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 120   O’Connell J L

ART 20B, Drawing II    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 20A.

This course is a continuation of Art 20A with emphasis on the compositional aspects of drawing and the development of individual expression. There is an introduction to color and color theory and to the human figure. The figure is studied relative to its unique qualities of proportion, gesture, and expression.

1151   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 120   Karlsen A M

1152   12:45p-5:50p T   A 120   Karlsen A M

1153   12:45p-5:50p Th   A 120   Hatton C

4025   5:00p-10:05p M   A 120   Kompaneyets M

ART 20C, Digital Drawing    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10C.

This course is designed for students who are interested in broadening their range of drawing options by integrating traditional fine art drawing skills with digital technologies. Focus will be on exploration of the principles of drawing in their simplest form: marks, lines, shapes, light, perspective, proportion and spatial relationships. Using a combination of vector based and digital imaging software applications combined with traditional hands-on techniques, students will create drawing projects on the computer, as well as maintain a notebook of hands-on sketches. This course is a continuation of the compositional theories and skills developed in fundamental drawing classes, with an emphasis on preparing students to build upon their digital skills and fine art concepts and to develop personal directions in drawing.

1154   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 119   Winsryg M W

ART 21A, Drawing III    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 20B.

This is a drawing course with major emphasis on drawing from a live model in a variety of both black and white and color media. This course emphasizes anatomical and skeletal structures.

1155   8:00a-1:10p M   A 100   Kompaneyets M

1156   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 100   Trujillo M E

4026   5:00p-10:05p M   A 100   O’Connell J L

ART 21B, Drawing IV    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 21A.

This course is a continuation of Art 21A including composition and interpretation of drawing the figure in various media.

1157   12:45p-3:10p TTh   A 100   Trujillo M E

ART 30A, Beginning Water Color Painting I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A or 20A.

This is an introductory course to water media painting with emphasis on watercolor technique, composition, and formal theory. A spectrum of wash, glaze, and gouache techniques are explored using principles of color theory, composition, and space building concepts.

1158   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 102   Shibata J M

ART 30C, Acrylic Painting Techniques    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A and 20A.

This course will focus on the basics of drawing and painting with Acrylics and Mixed Media. Acrylics are a fast drying medium that is ideally suited for the beginning art student interested in Commercial Arts as well as Fine Arts. Students will develop skills in conceptual and observational painting through still life and assignments geared toward illustration. Assignments are based on typical areas of concentration found in the field, including conceptual, decorative, surreal, editorial, design, narrative, portrait, realistic and on the practical aspect of a career in illustration.

1159   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 102   Ota N T

4027   5:00p-10:05p M   A 102   Ota N T

ART 31, Beginning Oil Painting    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A and 20A.

This an introductory course in oil painting. This course will emphasize building a foundation for executing and understanding paintings with coursework focusing on the use and application of painting materials, composition, and theory.

1160   8:00a-1:10p W   A 100   Trujillo M E

1161   8:00a-1:10p F   AIR 117   Lopez L G

Above section 1161 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1162   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 100   Davis R L

4028   5:00p-10:05p Th   A 100   Zarcone J

ART 32, Intermediate Painting    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A and 20A.

This course is an intermediate course in painting with a variety of types of subject matter. This course will emphasize the further use of oil paint or acrylic.

1163   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 100   Davis R L

4029   5:00p-10:05p T   AIR 117   Lopez L G

Above section 4029 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

4030   5:00p-10:05p Th   A 100   Zarcone J

ART 33, Advanced Painting    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 32 and 21A.

This course will focus on painting from the live model. The ability to use the figure as a carrier of concepts and emotional content will be addressed, as well as light and its application to the human form. This course will continue to develop the understanding of the use and application of painting materials, composition, and theory.

1164   4:00p-9:05p T   A 100   Trujillo M E

ART 34A, Contemporary Art Theory and Practice    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is an introductory studio course for beginners and those who would like to discover their own style, materials, and methods for making authentic artworks. Use of traditional and non-traditional contemporary art practices and media will be presented to encourage students to find their own visual language and approach. The nature and methods of various contemporary art movements and genres will be examined.

1165   1:30p-6:35p F   AIR 117   Lopez L G

Above section 1165 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

4031   5:00p-10:05p M   AIR 117   Kagan Sharon

Above section 4031 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 34B, Contemporary Art Theory and Practice    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Art 34A.

This course is structured to further encourage each student in the development of a personal visual language for the creation of content-oriented art works leading to a portfolio for transfer purposes. Both traditional and non-traditional art genres will be explored including installation, video, and performance. Emphasis will be placed on combining formal studio skills with an idea or concept to produce crafted and unified artworks.

4032   5:00p-10:05p Th   AIR 117   Lopez L G

Above section 4032 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 40A, Sculpture I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A or 20A.

Formal and spatial problems in sculpture are covered in this course which emphasizes modeling with clay and stone carving. *See counselor regarding transfer credit limitations.

1166   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 124   Hartman D G

1167   12:00p-2:25p MW   A 124   Hartman D G

4033   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 124   Bromberg T L

ART 40B, Sculpture II    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 40A.

This is a continuation of Art 40A with further exploration of sculptural materials and techniques. Emphasis is on individual growth and direction.

1168   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 124   Hartman D G

4034   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 124   Bromberg T L

ART 40C, Sculpture III    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 40B.

This course offers the advanced sculpture student the opportunity to further explore stone carving using pneumatic tools. Emphasis is on individual interpretation.

1169   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 124   Hartman D G

ART 41A, Figure Modeling Sculpture I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 21A or 40A.

Sculpting the human figure in clay is studied. Emphasis is on relief and full figure over an armature, using live models.

1170   9:00a-2:05p F   AIR 180   Simon D L

Above section 1170 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 52A, Ceramics I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 10A.

This is a ceramic design and construction course using basic hand building methods and wheel throwing. Emphasis is on surface decoration and glazing.

1171   8:30a-10:55a MW   AIR 170   Phillips F

Above section 1171 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1172   12:00p-2:25p MW   AIR 170   Phillips F

Above section 1172 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1173   12:45p-3:10p TTh   AIR 170   Phillips F

Above section 1173 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 52B, Ceramics II    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 52A.

This course is a continuation of Art 52A. Emphasis is on wheel throwing, glaze chemistry, stacking, and firing.

1174   8:30a-10:55a TTh   AIR 170   Phillips F

Above section 1174 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 52C, Ceramics III   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 52B.

This course emphasizes advanced concepts in wheel throwing and creating sculptural forms in a variety of methods. Students will gain increased knowledge of glaze and firing technology.

1175   8:30a-10:55a TTh   AIR 170   Phillips F

Above section 1175 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

ART 60, Introduction to Printmaking    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Advisory: Art 20A.

This is an introductory course in printmaking media and techniques including lino-cut, multi-block woodcut, and etching processes.

1176   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 126   Thomason M M

4035   5:00p-10:05p M   A 126   Schmeltz L A

ART 90A, Internship    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

The internship is designed to provide the student with on-site, practical experience in the field of Art. Students will gain work experience at an approved, supervised site.

3260   Arrange-4 Hours        Meyer W J

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