200

ART-220 Computer Layout

This course is designed for students knowledgeable in typography wishing to expand their skills in a hands - on creative manner. Students design and set type for advertising, publishing and corporate business problems. This course familiarizes students with the basics of layout and design including various implications of two - dimensional designs in print layout software such as In Design is used to develop basic skills in creating layout and design on Macintosh computers. Lectures,[2.00], Laboratory [2.00 ]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-226

ART-223 Life Drawing II

This course further advances the study of the human figure by refining the studio skills and ideas explored in Life Drawing I.Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-123

ART-226 Letterform and Type

This course is the study of typographic design, history, and function, and appropriate usage. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-122

ART-228 Painting II

This course continues the studio practice introduced in ART-127 in which students explore and develop technical and aesthetic considerations in painting. The thread of study is two-fold: a. traditional, academic study in oil painting; and b. contemporary painting experimentation and exploration in oil and/or other media. As in ART-127, student painting may include portraiture/life model, still life, interiors/exteriors, landscapes, and/or non-objective work. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-127

ART-229 Painting III

This course continues the studio experience introduced in ART-127 and further explored in ART-228. Students develop more advanced technical competencies, and more refined personal, aesthetic considerations, than in the previous two courses. The thread of study is two-fold: a. traditional, academic study in oil painting; and b. contemporary painting experimentation and exploration in oil and/or other media. Student painting may include portraiture/life model, still life, interiors/exteriors, landscapes, and/or non-objective work. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-228

ART-230 Painting IV

This course furthers the studio experience of the previous courses. The thread of study is two-fold: a. traditional, academic study in oil painting; and b. contemporary experimentation and exploration in oil and/or other media. In this advanced course, students work toward greater technical competency than achieved in ART-229, and an increasingly refined personal aesthetic thatincludes both their work and a written statement. Painting may include portraiture/life model, still life, interiors/exteriors, landscapes, and/or non-objective work. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-229

ART-259 Computer Graphics Web Developer

This course is an introduction to select software packages that increase a Web developer's ability to refine electronic images and text. Areas covered include aesthetic application; creating graphics in JPEG and GIF formats; using fonts; working with animations and video for the Web utilizing GIF, QuickTime and Flash animations; and troubleshooting technical problems. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-189 or ART-197

ART-260 Graphic Design I

This course enables students to develop proficiency in the graphic communication processes. Emphasis is on creative design solutions for commercial art problems. Students apply their knowledge in preparing graphics for publication and sales promotion. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-226

ART-261 Graphic Design II

This course is a continuation of the problem solving approach to design previously explored in Graphic Design I. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-260, ART-287

ART-271 Portfolio Presentation

This course is a class in the selection, arrangement, and presentation of visual communication material. From designing a how to get your foot in the door resume/cover letter to a how-to in visual arts business practices., this class is a must for freelancers and transfer/graduate aspirants alike. Topics covered include: current portfolio and presentation types, interview techniques, writing resume and cover letters, how artwork is priced, business and legal practices for commissioned artwork, employment issues, salaries and freelance prices. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

ART-122, ART-189, ART-197, and any 3 courses from the following: ART-127, ART-260, ART-226, ART-192, ART-287, ART-290, ART-298, MUS-151

ART-281 Photography II

This course refines and further explores techniques and ideas presented in Photography I. Emphasis is on the relationship between exposure, film development and the finished print. Course work focuses on enhanced darkroom skills and experimentation with toners, different photographic papers, advanced lighting situations, and exposure techniques. A 35mm SLR camera with manual override is required. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-181

ART-287 Computer Layout I

This course is designed for students knowledgeable in typography wishing to expand their skills in a hands-on creative manner. Students design and set type for advertising, publishing and corporate business problems. Lecture [2.00] Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-226 and ART-189 or ART-197

ART-290 Computer 2D Animation I

This course introduces the fundamental skills and concepts of 2D computer animation, motion graphics, and digital video. The focus is twofold: technical and aesthetic. Technical study is comprehensive, from operating systems and software interface, to audio/video capture, to special effects, editing, and output. Aesthetic issues emphasize innovative approaches to sequential organization of thematic materials. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-189 or ART-197

ART-291 Computer 2D Animation II

This course is an advanced level studio experience in computer animation design and production. Technical and aesthetic issues in masking, keyframing, interlacing, and compression are explored. Students learn to incorporate illustrations, photographs, video, and audio into their animations, as works progress from storyboard to completion. For students familiar with 3D animationtechniques explored in ART-292 and/or ART-293, the possibilities for incorporating 3D animations into their projects are presented. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-290

ART-293 Computer 3D Animation II

This course continues the study of state-of-the-art 3D animation, while concentrating on advanced technique and the integration of other computer graphic hardware/software in producing student work. Course work emphasizes the development of realistic and/or stylized visuals, as well as eye-catching special effects. Demo reels and business practices are included in the class workand discussion. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-192

ART-298 Interactive Multimedia

This course teaches the principles of building illustrations and photographs into time-based computer visuals with sound. Students will create, assemble, and animate interactive media for distribution on CD-ROM and the Web. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-189 or ART-197