#045 Crafts ½ credit
Crafts is a course for students who want to learn how to make
creative projects using their hands. Lab work includes completing a
variety of contemporary and traditional handcrafted items.
Students must furnish most of their own supplies.
Artistic initiative expected.
#046 Silk-Screening ½ credit
Students enrolled in this course learn varying aspects of screen-printing,
including artistic andcommercial uses. Fundamental color theory and
layout design will be covered. Many different processes of screen-printing
will be explored: single and multi-colored printing, direct printing,
liquid block-out, and photosensitive methods.
Artistic knowledge and initiative expected.
#048 Introduction to Ceramics ½ credit
This course introduces students to the art of ceramics. This
production-oriented class will focus on the properties and
preparation of clay, the means of forming clay, and the possibilities
for decoration and glazing. Students use various clays and glazes
while learning about the cultural and historical backgrounds of function
and design of clay forms.
#049 Advanced Ceramics ½ credit
This course will further students’ understanding and ability
in relationship to clay. Advanced Ceramics is a continuation of
Intro. to Ceramics, with an in-depth focus on firing, glazing
and forms thrown on the pottery wheel. This course also
encourages students to model and sculpt as added methods of
manipulating clay into functional and decorative objects. The course
promotes historical and cultural influences of ceramics through
#191 Design 1 credit
This course provides a basic introduction to color theory,
drawing principles, painting, lettering, printing methods, and
design. These principles are applied to the art experience by using
a variety of materials, methods and techniques.
Artistic initiative expected.
#192 Creative Art Methods 1 credit
This course involves an intermediate range of skills in
both two and three-dimensional design. Students are encouraged
to develop their own style of art while concentrating on
drawing skills and developing design techniques.
Design #191 is recommended for those considering this course.
#193 Art Studio Procedures 1 credit
This academically based art course emphasizes developing and/or improving
drawing skills while giving the student more instruction and practice
in painting techniques. Students will learn about different historical styles
of art while experimenting with a variety of techniques. In addition to
art production, written/oral aesthetic responses to particular artwork,
journals, research papers, reflection papers and articles of famous artists
will be included in this course.
#194 Art Portfolio Development 1 credit
This course is tailored for seniors with career expectations in an art field as a goal.
Students develop and refine their art abilities in one or more specific art areas.
Focus on instruction in creating a portfolio of artwork for entrance into an art
or vocational art school is the primary goal of this class.