Art: Two-Dimensional Studio Arts (ARTD)

ARTD 15A  Drawing: Beginning

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ARTS 110)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

An entry level course emphasizing creative expression through the use of black and white drawing media. Emphasis is placed on basic drawing methods and skills, composition, and exploration of drawing media.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730089ARTD:15AMTWR9:00am - 10:14amD. Brown1B/C-4
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmD. Brown1B/C-4
Winter 201730098ARTD:15AMTWR2:35pm - 5:35pmC. Alexander1A-4
MTWR1:20pm - 2:34pmC. Alexander1A-4
Winter 201730100ARTD:15AMTWR8:00am - 9:14amG. Smith1B/C-5
MTWR9:15am - 12:15pmG. Smith1B/C-5
Winter 201730111ARTD:15AMTWR5:45pm - 6:59pmW. Impert1B/C-4
MTWR7:00pm - 10:00pmW. Impert1B/C-4
Winter 201731573ARTD:15AMTWR5:45pm - 6:59pmNotEntered-XXXX
MTWR7:00pm - 10:00pmNotEntered-XXXX

ARTD 15B  Drawing: Intermediate

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ARTS 205)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A

Drawing course emphasizing perceptual and technical skills to compose in dry and fluid media. Uses the formal elements and principles in black, white and color in representational and expressionistic styles.

ARTD 16  Drawing: Perspective

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A or ANIM 104

Linear perspective drawing techniques for artists and illustrators.

ARTD 17A  Drawing: Life

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ARTS 200)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A or ANIM 104

Contemporary and traditional approaches to drawing the human figure. Surface anatomy, proportion, line, light and shadow, composition, and the expressive potential of the human figure will be explored.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730090ARTD:17AMTWR8:30am - 9:44amT. Stubbs1A-4
MTWR9:45am - 12:45pmT. Stubbs1A-4

ARTD 17B  Drawing: Life-Advanced

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 17A

Contemporary and traditional approaches to drawing the human figure. Anatomy, proportion, line, light and shadow, composition, personal style and the expressive potential of the human figure will be explored.


TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730091ARTD:17BMTWR8:30am - 9:44amT. Stubbs1A-4
MTWR9:45am - 12:45pmT. Stubbs1A-4

ARTD 19A  Figure Painting

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 17A

Painting the draped and nude figure with emphasis on observation and accurate representation. Through poses of various lengths, students will learn to depict the human figure using light logic, color palettes, compositional devices, and painting techniques.

ARTD 20  Design: Two-Dimensional

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Two-dimensional composition in achromatic value and color using the elements and principles of art and design. Emphasis on vocabulary, theory, and analysis of the formal elements and principles as they apply to studio projects in design for all disciplines of the arts. Off-campus assignments may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730105ARTD:20MTWR9:30am - 10:44amS. Wasson1A-3
MTWR10:45am - 1:45pmS. Wasson1A-3

ARTD 21  Design: Color and Composition

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 20

Color theory and relationships of pigment and light. Emphasis on color harmonies, color matching, the effects of light, color perception and expression in their application to design and composition and as used in all disciplines of the arts.

ARTD 23A  Drawing: Head and Hands

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 36
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A or ANIM 104

Contemporary and traditional approaches to constructing images of the human head and hands. Anatomy, proportion, light logic, composition, expression and the interaction of form and content.

ARTD 23B  Drawing: Advanced Heads and Hands

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 36
Prerequisite: ARTD 23A

Explores contemporary and traditional approaches to drawing the human head and hands. Emphasizes and develops techniques for rendering as well as capturing a likeness.

ARTD 23C  Drawing: Expressive Heads and Hands

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 36
Prerequisite: ARTD 23A

Explores contemporary and traditional approaches to sketching the human head and hands. Emphasis is placed on personal interpretation, individual expression, and media exploration.

ARTD 25A  Beginning Painting I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ARTS 210)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Development of basic paint applications in various styles and subjects focusing on the formal elements of composition, light logic, and color.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730094ARTD:25AMTWR9:00am - 10:14amN. Rohlander1B/C-6
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmN. Rohlander1B/C-6

ARTD 25B  Beginning Painting II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 25A

Creation of large paintings through various styles including mixed media. Includes conceptualization and communication of ideas and solving compositional and technical painting problems with a variety of materials.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730095ARTD:25BMTWR9:00am - 10:14amN. Rohlander1B/C-6
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmN. Rohlander1B/C-6

ARTD 26A  Intermediate Painting I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 25B

Creation of large paintings focusing on conceptual issues and art historical influences. Conceptualization of work is done by responding to current and past art movements and popular culture in order to create unique artworks.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730096ARTD:26AMTWR9:00am - 10:14amN. Rohlander1B/C-6
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmN. Rohlander1B/C-6

ARTD 26B  Intermediate Painting II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 26A

Development of a personal style focusing on conceptual issues and art historical influences. Students will conceptualize their work by responding to current and past art movements and popular culture in order to create unique artworks.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730097ARTD:26BMTWR9:00am - 10:14amN. Rohlander1B/C-6
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmN. Rohlander1B/C-6

ARTD 27  Painting: Watercolor

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A OR ARTD 20 OR ARTD 25A

Watercolor techniques as they relate to compositional and technical processes in painting. Emphasis is placed upon painting skills as related to transparent watercolor methods as well as exploration into opaque and mixed-media approaches. Off-campus assignments may be required.

ARTD 43A  Introduction to Printmaking

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Creative techniques in fine art printmaking using relief and intaglio processes. Emphasis is on developing skills, vocabulary and analysis of its aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 43B  Intermediate Printmaking in Intaglio and Relief

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 43A

Creation of complex editioned color prints in relief and intaglio printmaking from multiple matrices. Focus is on color registration, project collaboration, and learning how to combine different printing techniques in order to realize personal artistic expression. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 44A  Printmaking: Introduction to Lithography I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Creative techniques in planographic printmaking using lithography. Emphasis is on skill development, vocabulary expansion, and critical analysis of aesthetics, historical context, and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 45A  Printmaking: Introduction to Screenprinting

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Creative techniques in fine art screenprinting printmaking. Emphasis is on developing skills, vocabulary and critical understanding of the different stencil methods used in serigraphy. Screenprinting's aesthetics, historical context and role in contemporary society are examined through projects, discussion of craftsmanship and content by oral and written discussion and criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 45B  Printmaking: Intermediate Screenprinting

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 45A

Complex multi-color registration in screenprinting. Emphasis on registration of colors, exploration of printing on a variety of substrates, and integration of social and political issues in print design. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 46A  Printmaking: Introduction to Monotype

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Painterly printmaking with a focus on monotype, monoprint, and collography printing. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 47A  Printmaking: Photo and Alternative Processes

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Contemporary printmaking approaches using a variety of light-sensitive polymer plates, carborundum plates, and other alternatives to classic printmaking processes. Images are prepared by digital and manual means and combine new processes with traditional methods. Emphasis is on teaching graphic art concepts to develop visual statements and commentary, vocabulary, technical skills, and analysis of printmaking aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 48A  Letterpress Book Arts

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Personal vision and concepts applied to the book form as contemporary art, the history and aesthetics of the development of letterforms, creation of illustrative imagery, and Gutenberg letterpress printing. Emphasis is on the integration of word and picture in a historic and contemporary context to create visual statements and social commentary through group projects involving analysis of artist book aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions, vocabulary, technique, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 99  Figure Drawing Special Studies

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: ARTD 17A or ANIM 101A or ARTD 23A

Offers selected students recognition for their academic interest in advanced and complex figure drawing and the opportunity to explore the development of an individual creative direction in greater depth. The content of the course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.

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