Art: Three-Dimensional Studio Arts (ARTS)

ARTS 22  Design: Three-Dimensional

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ARTS 101)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Develops perception and enhances design decision making within the three-dimensional world. Emphasis is placed on concept development and artistic expression utilizing principles and elements of three-dimensional design as well as practical experiments with a variety of materials.

ARTS 30A  Ceramics: Beginning I

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

Clay, glazes and firing through lecture and projects in hand building and on the wheel. Emphasis on developing skills, vocabulary, analysis of form, function and aesthetics through projects, oral and written criticism. Field trip required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730087ARTS:30AMTWR9:00am - 10:14amS. Rubenstein1A-10
MTWR10:15am - 1:15pmS. Rubenstein1A-10
Winter 201731031ARTS:30AMTWR1:20pm - 2:34pmS. Rubenstein; H. Reynoso1A-10
MTWR2:35pm - 5:35pmS. Rubenstein; H. Reynoso1A-10

ARTS 30B  Ceramics: Beginning II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTS 30A

Clay, glazes and firing. Emphasis is on repetition of forms, integrating hand building and wheel work for a single object, using up to 5 pounds of clay and developing vocabulary, skill and aesthetics. Field trip required.

ARTS 31  Ceramics: Advanced Studio

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: ARTS 30B

Advanced study of ceramics with emphasis on integrating form and surface with content, developing skill, and a personal style. Familiarity with kilns and variety of firing temperatures included. Field trips required.

ARTS 33  Ceramics: Hand Construction

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

Clay, glazes and firing through projects that are hand built. Emphasis on developing skills, vocabulary and analysis of form, function, and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, oral and written criticism. Field trip required.

ARTS 34  The Sculptural Vessel

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: ARTS 30A
Advisory: ARTS 33

Advanced study of the ceramic vessel through the integration of technique, form, and content. Field trips required.

ARTS 40A  Sculpture: Beginning

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

Traditional and contemporary approaches to sculpture. Principles of sculptural design, concept development, technique and materials as an integral part of creative expression.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730088ARTS:40AMTWR9:30am - 10:44amC. Deines1A-7
MTWR10:45am - 1:45pmC. Deines1A-7

ARTS 40B  Sculpture: Intermediate

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTS 40A

Sculpture projects in subtractive, additive and manipulative approaches.

ARTS 40C  Sculpture: Carving

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTS 40A

Advanced projects in stone or wood carving offering the opportunity to further explore carving using hand, power and pneumatic tools. Emphasis is on individual interpretation.

ARTS 41A  Sculpture: Life

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

Modeling from the human figure with emphasis on composition, gesture, motion and human anatomy as it informs sculptural form. Development of perceptual and technical skills in clay modeling from the human figure.

ARTS 41B  Sculpture: Intermediate Life

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTS 41A

Sculptural study of the human figure with emphasis on artistic development and stylistic exploration of human anatomy using materials and techniques suitable for the human form.

ARTS 42  Sculpture: Mold Making

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Construction and use of flexible and plaster molds.

ARTS 46A  Sculpture: Special Effects Makeup

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARTS 42

Modeling, molding, casting of makeup appliances and masks to the human figure.

ARTS 46B  Sculpture: Special Effects Makeup

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTS 46A

Sculpture special effects modeling, molding and casting techniques and materials applied to create appliances for the full human head, torso or mouth.

ARTS 99  Sculpture Special Studies

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: ARTS 22 or ARTS 40A or ARTS 41A

Extended sculpture experiences supplementary to those available in sculpture courses. Allows the student to pursue more advanced and complex sculpture projects with emphasis on the development of an individual creative direction. Content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester.

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