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Course Catalog: Art

AR 1023 3.0
Design I: Two Dimensional Design
A studio course that studies the basic elements and principles of two-dimensional design through a series of assigned problems. HFA
Prerequisite: None

AR 1122 2.0
Gallery Applications
This is a required course for all art majors with a focus on the business of art. Students will establish a future schedule for the ECC Gallery and implement the schedule of the current year. Focus will be on receipt and installation of artist's work, preparing an opening reception, publications, dismantling and return shipping of the exhibition. Students will also create a personal portfolio, artist statement and professional resume in preparation for future portfolio reviews and/or presentation to a gallery. HFA
Prerequisite: None

AR 1123 3.0
Illustration I
This course is an introduction to the field of illustration and its uses in supporting or creating visual narrative. Students will explore a variety of media and techniques used by professionals in the field. Subjects covered will range from Sequential Art and the Graphic Novel, to Sci Fi/Fantasy and Editorial/Book Illustration. This is a drawing-heavy course. Additional studio hours required.
Prerequisite: None

AR 1133 3.0
Design II: Color Theory
A studio course that studies color, exploring various color theories and the historical application through a series of problems. HFA
Prerequisite: None

AR 1203 3.0
Art Appreciation
This course is intended to stimulate students' visual, cultural, and intellectual awareness by introducing design vocabulary, conceptual awareness, analytical skills, and methods of the creative process. Students will also be introduced to a general overview of global artistic activities through the ages and consider the importance of visual arts in their contemporary lives. GLB, VAL, HFA

AR 1303 3.0
Drawing I
A studio course in drawing. The student will be introduced to methods and techniques based on the elements and principles of design. The emphasis will be the development of observational and compositional skills, and a heightened sense of creativity.
Prerequisite: none

AR 1313 3.0
Drawing II
A continuation of Drawing I focusing on refinement of observational and compositional skills, and development of an individual approach to drawing problems.
Prerequisite: AR 1303

AR 1323 3.0
Drawing III
A continuation of Drawing II, concentrated practice in observational drawing. Emphasis will be placed on compositional skills necessary to create finished works of art with an individual style.
Prerequisite: AR 1313

AR 1333 3.0
Advanced Drawing
Independent study into the exploration of style and content through drawing, perhaps relating to other fields or processes such as painting and printmaking.

AR 1343 3.0
Illustration II
A continuation of Illustration I. Emphasis is on gaining proficiency with media, developing strong visual narrative, understanding creative and critical problem solving through assignments and self-exploration. Students will work within various disciplines such as Book Illustration, Posters, Sequential storytelling, and Advertising Illustration.
Prerequisite: AR 1123

AR 1403 3.0
Painting I
An introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting intended to develop technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities. Comprehension and utilization of compositional and observation skills will be stressed.
Prerequisite: None

AR 1413 3.0
Painting II
A continuation of Painting I, in which the student will further develop technical abilities in oil painting, stressing color and spatial relationships, and a refinement of observational skills. Deeper exploration into personal expression and painting as communications.
Prerequisite: AR 1403

AR 1433 3.0
Advanced Painting
Independent study into the personal exploration of style through painting. More emphasis on narrative content than in lower levels.

AR 1503 3.0
Figure Drawing I
An introduction to drawing from the human figure. An analysis of structure and how it relates to overall form. Emphasis on observational skills to achieve correct proportion, and sensitivity to the subtleties of the human figure.
Prerequisite: None

AR 1513 3.0
Figure Drawing II
A continuation of Figure Drawing I, drawing from the human figure. Refining observational and compositional skills through a more personal approach to the subject matter.
Prerequisite: AR 1503

AR 1523 3.0
Figure Drwg III
A continuation of Figure Drawing II, an advanced study in drawing the human figure. Emphasis will be on technical skill, individual expression and attempts to define one's style.
Prerequisite: AR 1513

AR 1533 3.0
Adv. Figure Drawing
Advanced study in drawing the human figure, with emphasis on exploration through the use of different media and definition of personal style.
Prerequisite: AR 1523

AR 1703 3.0
Art History I
A historical study of art, tracing its development from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century. Emphasis is on the study of the growth and development of art forms and movements, leading to an understanding of the relationship of art to the historical periods. GLB, VAL, HFA
Prerequisite: None

AR 1713 3.0
Art History II
A historical study of art tracing the development of art from the 18th century through contemporary times. Emphasis is placed on individual artists and art movements. GLB, VAL, HFA
Prerequisite: None.

AR 2003 3.0
Watercolor I
The study of watercolor painting with emphasis on color, composition, and pictorial expression with experimentation in varied methods of watercolor painting. Studies will include washes and brush control.
Prerequisite: None

AR 2013 3.0
Watercolor II
A continuation of the study of watercolor painting with emphasis on color, composition, and pictorial expression with experimentation in varied methods of watercolor painting. Studies will include washes and brush control.
Prerequisite: AR 2003 or consent of instructor.

AR 2043 3.0
Watercolor III
A continuation of the study of watercolor painting with emphasis on personal creative structure, topics and problems, and contemporary painting.
Prerequisite: AR 2013 or consent of instructor.

AR 2103 3.0
Printmaking-Relief
An introduction to the history, materials, and techniques of printmaking intended to develop technical and expressive abilities. Relief processes will be covered, as well as monotype. Other areas to be covered included executing an edition of prints, matting and framing for presentation.
Prerequisite: None.

AR 2113 3.0
Printmaking-Intaglio
An introduction to the history, materials, and techniques of printmaking intended to devleop technical and expressive abilities. Intaglio processes will be covered, as well as monotype. Other areas to be covered includes executing an edition of prints, matting and framing for presentation.
Prerequisite: None

AR 2133 3.0
Advanced Printmaking
Independent intensive exploration into the process of choice. The student will create a "suite" of prints, working in a series.
Prerequisite: AR 2103 and AR 2113

AR 2203 3.0
Photography I
A course dealing with the basics and principles of photography, primarily black and white, including the mechanical and visual aspect for beginning photographers. Darkroom skills of black and white film developing and printing are taught.
Prerequisite: None, 35mm camera.

AR 2213 3.0
Photography II
A course approaching photography primarily from the creative visual aspect. The course is meant to increase the photographer's awareness and sensitivity, and at the same time refine basic mechanical skills.
Prerequisite: AR 2203 or consent of instructor, 35mm camera.

AR 2223 3.0
Advanced Photography
A continuation of Photography II with advanced study in black and white photographic methods, composition, and dark room techniques.
Prerequisite: AR 2213

AR 2233 3.0
Digital Pres. Studio Artists
This is a required course for all art majors with a focus on digital applications pertinent to a successful career as a visual artist. Students will learn basic skills in visual programs as well as how to document and prepare their work digitally. HFA

AR 2303 3.0
CeramicsI:Handbldg&Surfaces
An introduction to clay as a medium of expression using ancient and modern techniques of forming clay objects. A variety of surface decoration techniques will be explored, as well as an intruction to basic industry nomenclature and a history of the medium. Firing techniques including oxidation, reduction, raku, and primitive methods are taught. Development of studio safety, technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities are stressed.
Prerequisite: None

AR 2313 3.0
Ceramics II:Throwing & Glaze
A continuation of Ceramics I adding to students abilities with the introduction of the wheel. Students will explore the concepts of function and personal expression by producing a series of works. Students will also be introduced to the sciences of glaze calculations through a series of controlled experiments. Emphasis will be placed on studio safety, technical ability, historical precendent and personal expression.
Prerequisite: AR 2303

AR 2333 3.0
Advanced Ceramics
A self directed learning experience for students. Emphasis is on continued individual research and production methods. Course of study will include preparation for scholastic continuation in ceramics. Development of technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities are stressed.
Prerequisite: AR 2303 and AR 2313

AR 2403 3.0
Sculpture I
An introduction to sculpture stressing the elements of sculptural form. Various materials and construction methods used in the sculptural field of study are emphasized. Development of technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities are stressed.
Prerequisite: AR 2423

AR 2413 3.0
Sculpture II
A continuation of the study of the elements of sculptures stressing the creative use of materials and construction methods. Development of technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities are stressed.
Prerequisite: AR 2403

AR 2423 3.0
Design III: Three Dimensional Design
A studio course th serves as an introduction to three-dimensional work, exploring the spatial qualities of mass, shape, volume. HFA
Prerequisite: AR 1023 and AR 1133

AR 2433 3.0
Design IV:Advanced Problems
A studio course that addresses advanced problems in various aspects of art and design, focusing on conceptual development. Students will also create a personal portfolio, artist statement and professional resume in preparation for future portfolio reviews and/or presentation to a gallery.
Prerequisite: AR 1023, AR 1133, and AR 2423

AR 2443 3.0
Gallery Applications
A studio course with a focus on the business of art and curatorial practice. The students will be involved in the procss of establishing the future exhibition schedule for the ECC Gallery and the implementation of the schedule for the current year. Focus will be on receipt and installation of artist's work, preparing an opening reception, publications, dismantling and return shipping of the exhibition. Students will design and curate their own exhibition. Students will also colloborate in the creation of art in public spaces.
Prerequisite: None

AR 2453 3.0
Advanced Sculpture
A studio learning experience for students. Emphasis is on continued individual research and production methods. Course of study will include an introduction to installation, discussions and projects focusing on the importance of scale, and exploration of contemporary mediums. Development of technical, expressive, and conceptual abilities are stressed. Prerequisite: AR 2413, AR 2423

AR 2701-2705 1.0-5.0
I.S.-Art
A specialized program of study directly related to the department's area of expertise. The course is arranged between a faculty member and student and takes into consideration the needs, interests and background of the student.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

AR 2711-2715 1.0-5.0
Special Topics-Art
Courses are offered to accommodate special interests of students and/or faculty. Typically, the course will cover new material not currently contained in the curriculum at ECC.
Prerequisite: None

 
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