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ARTS 3256. Painting 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 2010 or ARTS 2011. A basic studio introduction to the materials and methods of painting. (Course fee required.)


ARTS 3265. Photography 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1020 with a grade of "C" or better or permission of instructor. Introductory photographic theory, techniques and processes and their application. (Course fee required.)


ARTS 3288. Techniques of Sculpture (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1030. This course will explore a variety of materials and techniques concerning form in space. We will also further research the evolution of three-dimensional forms and the content or meaning of sculpture. There will be an investigation of materials such as metal, wood, plaster, and many other nontraditional materials. Through rigorous critiques, students investigate their artistic intentions and how these are executed through the work to create meaning. The objective of this course is to guide students toward a thorough understanding and articulation of their work within larger cultural, theoretical, and historical contexts. (Course fee required.)


ARTS 3278. Printmaking: Traditional Media (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1010. This course introduces the methodologies and concepts of traditional printmaking processes. These processes include basic technical processes of image making in lithography, intaglio, relief, and monotype. It exposes students to an overview of the tools, methods and materials for making printed artworks with particular focus on how manual printing and traditional techniques relate to contemporary concepts and individual art practice. (Course fee required.)


ARTS 4278. Printmaking: Contemporary Approaches & Hybrid Prints (0-{6-6}-{3-3}) Prerequisites: ARTS2000. This class explores a contemporary approach to print based image making through working with a range of quickly translated, multi-process, and experimental printmaking techniques. These processes include image transfers, pressure prints, monoprints, screenprint, and relief. It exposes students to an overview of the tools, methods and materials for making prints with particular focus on how collaboration and hybrid applications expand technical and conceptual possibilities. (Course fee required.)