Student painting a self portrait

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Art

For all Photo classes see Photography. For classes in Interior Architectural Design, see Interior Architectural Design.

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.

1146 8:00a-10:25a MW A 220 Burchman J H

1147 8:00a-1:05p F A 220 Arutian C L

1148 8:30a-10:55a MW A 118 Winsryg M W

1149 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 118 Mitchell R

1150 11:15a-1:40p MW A 118 Karlsen A M

1151 11:15a-1:40p MW A 220 Badger C P

11:15a-1:40p MW A 220 Harrison A B

1152 11:15a-4:25p F A 118 Zarcone J

1153 12:00p-2:25p TTh A 220 Badger C P

1154 2:00p-4:25p MW A 118 Karlsen A M

1155 3:00p-5:25p TTh A 220 Miyano E

1156 3:45p-6:10p TTh A 118 Schmeltz L A

4023 6:30p-8:55p MW A 220 Shibata J M

4024 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.

1157 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 220 Badger C P

1158 11:15a-1:40p MW A 119 Winsryg M W

1159 12:45p-3:10p TTh A 118 Davis R L

4026 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.

1160 8:30a-10:55a MW A 119 Badger C P

1161 2:00p-4:25p MW A 119 Obiamiwe O D

4027 5:00p-10:00p W A 119 Obiamiwe O D

ART 13, 3D Design 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTS 101. Advisory: Art 10A.

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

1162 12:45p-3:10p TTh A 124 Hartman D G

1163 2:30p-4:55p MW A 126 Hatton C

4028 5:00p-10:05p W A 126 Silver E M

ART 17A, 3D 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.

1164 8:00a-10:25a MW A 126 Joller G

ART 20A, Drawing I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTS 110. Prerequisite: None.

This fundamental course is focused on representational drawing and composition using various black and white media. Introduction to principles, elements, and practices of drawing, employing a wide range of subject matter and drawing media. Focus on perceptually based drawing, observational skills, technical abilities, and creative responses to materials and subject matter. See counselor regarding transfer credit limitations.

1165 8:00a-10:25a MW A 102 Hatton C

1166 8:00a-1:10p F A 120 Vicich G M

1167 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 102 Hatton C

1168 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 120 Mammarella C J

1169 11:15a-1:40p MW A 102 Hatton C

1170 11:15a-4:25p T A 102 Vicich G M

1171 11:15a-4:25p F A 102 Kompaneyets M

1172 12:00p-2:25p MW A 120 Burchman J H

1173 1:00p-3:25p TTh A 126 Zarcone J

NEW 3570 3:15p-05:30p TF CULVER Staff
Above section 3570 meets for 14 weeks, Sept 11 to Dec 22 and is part of the Dual Enrollment program, which meets at Culver High School, 4601 Elenda St., Culver City, 90230.

4029 5:00p-10:05p M A 102 Silver E M

4031 6:30p-8:55p TTh A 120 Ota N T

ART 20B, Drawing II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU Advisory: Art 20A.

This course is a continuation of Art 20A with emphasis on color, the compositional aspects of drawing, advanced integration of basic drawing principles, and the development of individual expression. Exploration of artistic concepts, styles, and creative expression related to intermediate-level drawing, focusing on complex subject matter and concepts using a variety of drawing mediums, techniques, and methodologies. Students in this course will build on fundamental drawing skills to develop personalized approaches to content and materials in exercises covering multiple historical and contemporary approaches to drawing.

1175 8:00a-1:10p F A 100 Mammarella C J

1176 11:15a-1:40p TTh A 120 Karlsen A M

1177 12:45p-5:50p Th A 102 Hatton C

1178 2:00p-4:25p TTh A 120 Karlsen A M

4032 6:30p-8:55p MW 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.

1179 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 119 Lundquist T

1180 9:00a-11:25a MW A 120 Lundquist T

ART 21A, Drawing III 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTS 200. 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.

1181 12:45p-3:10p TTh A 100 Trujillo M E

1182 4:00p-9:05p T A 100 Trujillo M E

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.

1183 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 100 Trujillo M E

ART 30A, Beginning Watercolor 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.

1184 2:00p-4:25p MW A 220 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.

1185 9:00a-2:10p Sat A 220 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.

1186 8:00a-1:05p F AIR 117 Lopez L G
Above section 1186 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1187 8:00a-1:10p W A 100 Trujillo M E

1188 2:00p-4:25p MW A 100 Davis R L

4033 5:00p-10:05p T AIR 117 Lopez L G
Above section 4033 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

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.

1189 2:00p-4:25p MW A 100 Davis R L

4034 5:00p-10:05p T AIR 117 Lopez L G
Above section 4034 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

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.

1190 1:30p-6:35p F AIR 117 Lopez L G
Above section 1190 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.

4036 5:00p-10:05p Th AIR 117 Lopez L G
Above section 4036 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.

1191 8:30a-10:55a MW A 124 Hartman D G

1192 8:30a-10:55a TTh A 124 Hartman D G

1193 12:00p-2:25p MW A 124 Hartman D G

4037 6:30p-8:55p MW 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.

1194 8:30a-10:55a MW A 124 Hartman D G

4038 6:30p-8:55p MW 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.

1195 8:30a-10:55a MW A 124 Hartman D G

ART 43A, Glass Sculpture I 3 units

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

This course explores form and function utilizing free blown and poured glass, glass construction and glass in combination with other materials, emphasizing design, construction techniques, and proficiency in the art of off-hand glassblowing.

1197 3:30p-5:55p TTh A 124 Bromberg T L

ART 43B, Glass Sculpture II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU Advisory: Art 43A.

This course further explores form based on techniques acquired in Art 43A. Advanced techniques such as slumping, fusing, molds, surface decoration, and coloring are covered.

1198 3:30p-5:55p TTh A 124 Bromberg T L

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.

1199 8:30a-10:55a MW AIR 170 Phillips F
Above section 1199 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1200 12:00p-2:25p MW AIR 170 Phillips F
Above section 1200 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1201 12:45p-3:10p TTh AIR 170 Phillips F
Above section 1201 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.

1202 8:30a-10:55a TTh AIR 170 Phillips F
Above section 1202 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.

1203 11:00a-1:30p MW A 126 Thomason M M

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