Student painting a self portrait

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Art

Artists express their thoughts and feelings by creating fine art works that are primarily intended for aesthetic enjoyment. Related career titles include advertising artist or designer, art administrator, furniture designer, illustrator, courtroom sketcher, medical illustrator, animator and toy designer. Some organizations that typically employ art majors include: studios, museums, auction houses, art councils, educational institutions, hospitals, interior design departments, advertising agencies, and film and media production companies.

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.

Course Number:1051 Time:8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. MTWTh Location:A 118 Instructor:Badger C P

Course Number:1052 Time:8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 220 Instructor:Miyano E

Course Number:1053 Time:12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 118 Instructor:Vicich G M

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.

Course Number:1054 Time:12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 119 Instructor: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.)

Course Number:4004 Time:6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. TWTh Location:A 124 Instructor:Bromberg T L Above section 4004 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

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.

Course Number:1055 Time:8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 102 Instructor:Silver E M

Course Number:1056 Time:12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 120 Instructor:Badger C P

Course Number:4005 Time:6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. TWTh Location:A 102 Instructor:Burchman J H Above section 4005 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

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.

Course Number:4006 Time:6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. TWTh Location:A 120 Instructor:Mammarella C J Above section 4006 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

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.

Course Number:1057 Time:8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 124 Instructor:Hartman D G

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