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.

1130   8:00a-10:25a MW   A 220   Burchman J H

1131   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 118   Wheat N R

1132   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 118   Mitchell R

1133   9:00a-2:10p F   A 220   Arutian C L

1134   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 118   Karlsen A M

1135   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 220   Badger C P

1136   11:15a-4:25p F   A 118   Argote C A

1137   12:00p-2:25p TTh   A 220   Badger C P

1138   1:00p-3:25p TTh   A 126   Zarcone J

1139   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 118   Karlsen A M

1140   3:00p-5:25p TTh   A 220   Miyano E

4023   6:30p-8:55p M   A 119   Shibata J M

   6:30p-8:55p W   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.

1141   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 220   Badger C P

1142   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 119   Winsryg M W

1143   12:45p-3:10p TTh   A 118   Davis R L

4025   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.

1144   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 119   Badger C P

1145   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 119   Obiamiwe O D

4026   5:00p-10:00p W   A 119   Obiamiwe O D

4027   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 119   Lundquist T

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.)

1146   12:45p-3:05p TTh   A 124   Hartman D G

1147   2:30p-4:55p MW   A 124   Badger C P

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

4029   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 124   Bromberg T L

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.

1148   8:30a-10:55a 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.

1149   8:00a-10:25a MW   A 102   Hatton C

1150   8:00a-1:10p F   A 102   Vicich G M

1151   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 120   Harrison A B

1152   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 102   Hatton C

1153   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 120   Ota N T

1154   9:00a-2:10p Sat   A 120   Kompaneyets M

1155   11:15a-1:40p MW   A 102   Hatton C

1156   11:15a-4:25p T   A 102   Vicich G M

1157   11:15a-4:25p F   A 120   Zarcone J

1158   12:00p-2:25p MW   A 120   Burchman J H

1159   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 102   Mammarella C J

4030   5:00p-10:00p M   A 102   Silver E M

4031   6:30p-8:55p TTh   A 120   Synicky C M

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.

1160   8:00a-1:10p M   A 100   Mammarella C J

1161   11:15a-1:40p TTh   A 120   Karlsen A M

1162   12:45p-5:50p Th   A 102   Hatton C

1163   2:00p-4:25p TTh   A 120   Karlsen A M

4032   5:00p-10:05p M   A 100   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.

1164   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 119   Winsryg M W

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.

1165   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 100   Trujillo M E

1166   12:45p-3:10p 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.

1167   12:45p-3:10p TTh   A 119   Winsryg M W

1168   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.

4033   5:00p-10:05p M   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.

1169   8:00a-1:10p W   A 100   Trujillo M E

1170   8:00a-1:10p F   AIR 117   Lopez L G
Above section 1170 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1171   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 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.

1172   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 100   Davis R L

4035   5:00p-10:05p T   AIR 117   Lopez L G
Above section 4035 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

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.

1173   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.

1174   1:30p-6:35p F   AIR 117   Lopez L G
Above section 1174 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

4036   5:00p-10:05p M   AIR 117   Ma N Z
Above section 4036 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.

4037   5:00p-10:05p Th   AIR 117   Lopez L G
Above section 4037 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.

1175   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 124   Hartman D G

1176   8:30a-10:55a TTh   A 124   Hartman D G

1177   12:00p-2:25p MW   A 124   Hartman D G

4038   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.

1178   8:30a-10:55a MW   A 124   Hartman D G

4039   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.

1179   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.

1180   9:00a-2:05p F   AIR 180   Simon D L
Above section 1180 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.

1181   8:30a-10:55a MW   AIR 170   Phillips F
Above section 1181 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1182   12:00p-2:25p MW   AIR 170   Phillips F
Above section 1182 meets at the Airport Arts Campus, 2800 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport.

1183   12:45p-3:10p TTh   AIR 170   Phillips F
Above section 1183 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.

1184   8:30a-10:55a TTh   AIR 170   Phillips F
Above section 1184 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.

1185   2:00p-4:25p MW   A 126   Thomason M M

4040   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.

1186   Arrange-4 Hours        Meyer W J

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