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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.

1040   8:00a-11:30a MTWTh   A 118   Miyano E

1041   8:30a-12:00p MTWTh   A 102   Shibata J S

1042   12:30p-4:00p MTWTh   A 118   Zarcone J

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.

4087   6:00p-9:30p TWTh   A 119   Obiamiwe O D

Above section 4087 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 14.

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.)

1043   12:30p-4:00p MTWTh   A 124   Hartman D G

4088   6:00p-9:30p TWTh   A 124   Bromberg T L

Above section 4088 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 14.

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.

1044   8:00a-11:30a MTWTh   A 120   Burchman J H

1045   8:30a-12:00p MTWTh   A 220   Mammarella C J

1046   12:30p-4:00p MTWTh   A 120   Vicich G M

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.

4089   6:00p-9:30p TWTh   A 120   Kompaneyets M

Above section 4089 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 14.

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.

1047   8:30a-12:00p MTWTh   A 124   Hartman D G

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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.