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Art


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ART& 100ART APPRECIATION:DIV5.0 CRH   DS, F, W, Sp

Introduces basic art vocabulary and concepts, and provides a basis for understanding and appreciating art from a variety of cultures and time periods through visual presentations, demonstrations, discussion, and field trips. ART& 100 (was Art 110) is a transferable course. It fulfills the requirements of the AA-DTA Humanities distribution list.

Prerequisite: none


ART 101BEGINNING DRAWING3.0 CR  

Introduces basic drawing techniques with a variety of media. Hands-on experience in the effective use of composition, line, shape, surface quality, and perspective. Intended for the beginning student. Focuses on learning to draw what is actually seen, i.e. drawing from the "right" brain.

Prerequisite: None


ART 102INTERMEDIATE DRAWING3.0 CR  

Continues the skills and concepts from ART 101 and applies them to a broader range of media and subject matter. Part of the term is devoted to introductory figure drawing working from a model.

Prerequisite: ART 101 or instructor permission.


ART 103ADVANCED DRAWING3.0 CR  

Expands on the experiences from ART 101 and 102 and adds more in-depth understanding of the materials and concepts in visual communication. This is a project oriented class.

Prerequisite: ART 102 or instructor permission.


ART 106TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN5.0 CR  

Covers basic principles of visual organization and design through the investigation of two-dimensional space using black and white media. Explores basic two-dimensional concepts, such as figure/ground, grouping principles, grid, symmetry, rhythm, and pattern. Introduces vocabulary for analyzing, organizing, and communicating two-dimensional visual principles.

Prerequisites: None


ART 107COLOR THEORY AND DESIGN5.0 CR  

Presents color theory and application of color in two-dimensional design. Emphasizes color mixing, color relationships and visual impact, as well as phychological and symbolic uses of color. Successful completion of ART 106 recommended.

Prerequisites: None


ART 108THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN5.0 CR  

Presents basic concepts in three-dimensional design through a series of assignments dealing with volume, space and scale, using a variety of media and techniques. Investigates formal and functional issues while developing creative problem-solving in the context of three-dimensional design.

Prerequisites: None


ART 111BEGINNING PAINTING3.0 CR  

Introduces the use of oil and acrylic painting media and the study of traditional and contemporary painting concepts and techniques.

Prerequisite: None


ART 112INTERMEDIATE PAINTING3.0 CR  

Presents more in-depth exploration of painting materials, techniques, and subject matter.

Prerequisite: ART 111 or instructor permission.


ART 113ADVANCED PAINTING3.0 CR  

Offers advanced painting theory and practice and the development of individual expression in subject matter and composition.

Prerequisite: ART 112 or instructor permission.


ART 130INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN4.0 CR  

Provides an overview of Adobe InDesign covering the Mac operating system, document design, pagination, page layout, typography, copy fitting and color as they relate to both print and web communications. Includes file management, copyright and ethical issues, electronic color theory, graphic formats, image and device resolution. Basic computing skills recommended.

Prerequisites: None


ART 134ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION I3.0 CRH   F

Instructs and guides students through the first stage in an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Students in this stage of the publication process work primarily with literary art submissions: marketing for collecting, critiquing, selecting, editing, and creating design templates for poems, prose, short stories, comics, etc. to be displayed in the annual printed magazine. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process.

Prerequisites: None


ART 135ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION II3.0 CRH   W

Instructs and guides students through the second in an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Students in this stage of the publication process work primarily with visual art sumbissions: marketing for, collecting, critiquing, selecting, editing, and creating design templates for drawings, paintings, sculptures, digital art, photographs, etc. to be displayed in the annual printed magazine. Students also continue editing and designing pages for displaying selected literary art while creating coherent design templates for integrating visual art. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process.

Prerequisites: None


ART 136ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION III3.0 CRH   Sp

Instructs and guides students throught the third and final stage in an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Students in this stage of the publication process finalize the editing and designing process for the printed magazine, focusing especially on the creation of cover pages, the table of contents, and other finishing attributes, along with the creation of digital, shareable copy. Students organize and facilitate a community launch party event, collaborate with professionals in the printing industry to ensure quality and timely delivery of the magazine order, and execute a distribution plan for sharing the magazine with a larger audience. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process. Prerequsites: None


ART 151INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY5.0 CRH   PF, W, Sp

Introduces the fundamentals of digital photogrphy; camera and lens operation, exposure, composition, and inkjet printing. Develops skills related to digital editing by using software to correct, and enhance photographs. Examines artists, and photographic techniques that influence the field of fine art photography. Students must provide their own manually adjustable digital camera.

Prerequisites: None


ART 152INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY5.0 CRH   PF, W, Sp

Examines advanced practices of digital photography; camera and lens operation, exposure, composition, and inkjet printing. Further develops digital editing skills by using software to correct, and enhance photographs. Examines artists, and photographic techniques that influence the field of fine art photography. Students must provide their own manually adjustable digital camera.

Prerequisite: ART 151 or instructor permission.


ART 154BEGINNING ANALOG FILM PHOTOGRAPHY5.0 CR  

Introduces the fundamentals of analog (film) photography in the creation of fine-art black and white prints. Explores the fundamentals of camera and lens operation, exposure, creative controls, and composition to design photographs. Includes the processing of black and white film to make custom photographic prints in a darkroom. The history of photography, including great works of photography that have influenced the field, will be discussed. Students must provide their own analog (film) camera with manually adjustable focus, exposure, aperature, and shutter speed. This is a beginning photography course that serves as an art elective. It fulfills the requirements of the AA-DTA Humanities distribution list. It is designed for students without previous photography or art background, and is one of two entry level courses in a series of photography courses offered.

Prerequisite: None


ART 157INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAHY DOCUMENTARY3.0 CR  

Provides both digital and analog students, who have completed ART 151 or 155 the opportunity to further advance their camera, printing, and editing critiquing skills. Learn how to utilize ISO adjustments with both digital and film cameras to maximize, exposure control, and use flash as it relates to different applications on location in order to visually document people and events. Learn how to create effective layouts for series and photo essays. Learn about the ethics and legal aspects related to photography.

Prerequisite: ART 154 or 155 or instructor permission.


ART 158ADVANCED PHOTO DIGITAL AND ANALOG3.0 CR  

Provides students with a continuation of photographic exploration, with an emphasis on fine art applications, some of which may blend both traditional and new technologies. Students will continue to fine tune their technical skills as well as develop their own visual style.

Prerequisite: ART 156 or ART 157 or instructor permission.


ART 162DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS FOR ART AND DESIGN4.0 CR  

Introduces basic technical skills, key concepts and software training for creation of raster images and vector graphics. Presents creation, control and manipulation of raster images and vector graphics for print, web and motion media. Covers tools, techniques, devices, electronic color theory, graphic formats, image and device resolution, layering and combining graphics. Basic computing skills necessary.

Prerequisites: None


ART 206ARTS OF THE AMERICAS:DIV5.0 CR  

A comparative investigation into the development of artistic themes and styles within the cultures of North, Central, and South America past and present. Study will include an exploration into the migration and settlement of indigenous peoples of the Americas as represented by their art forms, the impact of Euroean colonization on art and culture, and a look at cultural and historical interpretations addressed by contemporary artists.

Prerequisite: None


ART 207ARTS OF THE WORLD:DIV5.0 CR  

A comparative investigation into the development of artistic themes and styles in Asia, Africa, and Oceania past and present. Study will include an exploration into the components of society, the development of belief systems, and the formation of worldviews as represented by art and architecture. In addition, emphasis will be placed on cultural and historical interpretations that inform the idealogy and art of contemporary artists in terms of contemproary cultural identities and the challenges they pose.

Prerequisite: None


ART 208ARTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:DIV5.0 CR  

A comparative investigation into the development of artistic themes and styles within the cultures of the Pacific Northwest past and present. Study will include an exploration into the migration and settlement of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest as represented by their art forms, the impact of European colonization on art and culture, and a look at cultural and historical interpretations addressed by contemporary artists.

Prerequisite: None


ART 214TYPOGRAPHY4.0 CRH   F, Sp

Introduces typographic history via projects that emphasize letter forms, use of the grid, developing typographic hierarchies and syntax, andcombining type and image. Focuses on identifying and applying typographic details in order to communicate effectively. Basic design and computer skills or completion of ART 130 Intro to Graphic Design recommended.


ART 215PORTFOLIO WEBSITE DESIGN4.0 CRE   W, Sp

Explores website development tools, skills, design and website portfolio standards for artists, designers, and creatives. Introduces web file formats, website production steps, publishing steps, hosting and domain options. Culminates in a portfolio website documenting art/design/music/creative work completed thus far along with an artist statement, bio, and resume to share professionally. Basic knowledge of raster and vector image creation or completion of ART 162 Digital Fundamentals for Art and Design recommended.

Prerequisites: None


ART 224HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN:DIV5.0 CRH   DW, Sp

Investigates graphic design history via a comprehensive look at people, places and events that shaped print and web design. Examine historical and cultural factors, technological innovations, movements and designers in relation to graphic design.


ART 226HISTORY OF WESTERN ART I5.0 CR  

History of Western Art is an investigation into the development of art from before history through the Roman Empire, approximately 35,000 BCE to 500 CE. This study includes a conceptual look at the emergence of the creative spark and why art and architecture exists. A comprehensive look at art from the prehistoric natural world, through the emergence of civilization and social organization in ancient cultures, to the glory of Greece and Rome, art continues to interpret culture and to shape contemporary lives.

Prerequisite: None


ART 227HISTORY OF WESTERN ART II:DIV5.0 CR  

History of Western Art is an investigation into the development of art from early medieval through Renaissance Europe, approximately 500 CE to 1600 CE. This study includes a comprehensive look at art and architecture as it reflects changing world views as art continues to interpret culture and to shape contemporary lives.

Prerequisite: None


ART 228HISTORY OF WESTERN ART III:DIV5.0 CR  

Investigates the development of art from 17th century Europe, through its introduction to America, and into 21st Century Europe and the United States. This study includes a critical evaluation of interpretations by artists through their art to address issues of difference, power, power, and discrimination. Art continues to reflect culture and to shape contemporary lives.

Prerequisite: None.


ART 234ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION IV3.0 CRH  

Instructs and guides students through the first stage of a second year of an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Second year students will take on leadership and mentoring roles as they market, collect, critique, select, edit, and create design templates for literary art submissions such as poems, prose, short stories, comics, etc. to be displayed in the annual printed magazine. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Variable credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process.

Prerequisites: ART 134 or ENGL 124


ART 235ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION V3.0 CRH  

Instructs and guides students through the second stage of a second year of an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Second year students will take on leadership and mentoring roles as they market, collect, critique, select, edit, and create design templates for visual art submissions such as drawings, paintings, sculptures, digital art, photographs, etc. to be displayed in the annual printed magazine. Students also continue editing and designing pages for displaying selected literary art while creating coherent design templates for integrating visual art. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Variable credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process.

Prerequisites: ART 135 or ENGL 125


ART 236ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION VI3.0 CRH  

Instructs and guides students through the third and final stage of a second year of an annual publication process for creating and editing The Salal Review (Lower Columbia College's literary and visual arts magazine). Second year students will take on leadership and mentoring roles as they finalize the editing and designing process for the printed magazine, focusing especially on the creation of cover pages, the table of contents, and other finishing attributes, along with the creation of a digital, shareable copy. Students organize and facilitate a community launch party event, collaborate with professionals in the printing industry to ensure quality and timely delivery of the magazine order, and execute a distribution plan for sharing the magazine with a larger audience. Students may take a total of 18 credits in six classes (ENGL 124/ART 134, ENGL 125/ART 135, ENGL 126/ART 136, ENGL 224/ART 234, ENGL 225/ART 235, ENGL 226/ART 236) to complete two years of publication work. Variable credit hours are dependent upon student work involvement in the publication process.

Prerequisites: ART 136 or ENGL 126


ART 241BEGINNING CERAMIC ART POTTERY3.0 CR  

Introduces the study of ceramic materials and techniques including hand construction and wheel throwing.

Prerequisite: None


ART 242INTERMEDIATE CERAMIC ART POTTERY3.0 CR  

Involves more advanced techniques of hand construction and wheel throwing. Beginning glaze formation and kiln-firing processes are included.

Prerequisite: ART 241 with a grade of C or better.


ART 243ADVANCED CERAMIC ART POTTERY3.0 CR  

Continues wheel and hand forming techniques with emphasis on aesthetics, including decoration and glazing.

Prerequisite: ART 242 with a grade of C or better.


ART 290ART STUDIO LAB-CERAMICS3.0 CR  

Provides lab opportunity in ceramics for students who have completed ART 241, 242, 243.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


ART 295ART LAB - PHOTOGRAPHY3.0 CR  

Provides lab opportunity in photography for students who have completed ART 158. Students will develop a description/contract of what they would like to focus their study on.

Prerequisite: ART 158 or instructor permission.


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