Local: 269-467-9945 Toll Free: 1-888-994-7818

Art

ART 100 ART APPRECIATION

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A course designed to acquaint the student with the terminology, materials and goals of the artist through lecture, field trips and guest speakers.
 
Prerequisite: Placement beyond or satisfactory completion of ENG 063 and ENG 073

Jul 24, 2016|

Read More

ART 104 OBJECT DRAWING

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on freehand drawing from direct observation. Students learn drawing techniques, methods, linear perspective, and compositional skills. The properties of line, value, texture, shape and space are dealt with as elemental to the drawing process. Drawing will be explored as a vehicle for thinking, seeing and communicating. An ability […]

Jul 23, 2016|

Read More

ART 105 DRAWING STUDIO

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the drawing experience as a means of creative problem solving. Different types of image-making processes are studied and evaluated as a means of effective communication. Students learn to invent from observation and imagination.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 22, 2016|

Read More

ART 107 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the elements of design in visual expression. Emphasis is placed on two-dimensional problem solving, organization of visual elements, and color theory. These elements will be explored using a variety of materials and methods. The student will be prepared to explore fine art or commercial design.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 21, 2016|

Read More

ART 108 THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the elements of design in sculpture and spatial arrangement. Emphasis is placed on three-dimensional problem solving and organization of form in space. These elements will be explored using a variety of materials and methods. The student will be prepared to explore fine art or commercial design.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 20, 2016|

Read More

ART 115 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will introduce the various aspects of the graphic design field. Topics include visual communication theory and practice, an overview of typography, spatial relationships and the potential areas of specialized and employment.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 19, 2016|

Read More

ART 116 COLOR THEORY FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class will cover the theory of color with special emphasis on the unique color theories used in print and web application. The class will introduce the importance and use of color in all dimensions of commercial art and graphic design. The focus will be on practical assignments related to commercial […]

Jul 18, 2016|

Read More

ART 151 CERAMICS I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Devoted to a survey of pottery processes including hand-building, technical information and a limited experience with the potters wheel.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 17, 2016|

Read More

ART 160 BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY: DIGITAL

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This is an introductory course in the processing and camera techniques of 35mm photography and will explore digital techniques. Emphasis is placed on basic photo composition, lighting, camera usage, darkroom techniques and procedures. The course accommodates both those who want to explore photography as a profession and those who want to […]

Jul 16, 2016|

Read More

ART 170 IMAGE MANIPULATION: PHOTOSHOP

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will explore the spectrum of image input into the digital format, manipulation of the image and the desired output using Adobe Photoshop. This class will be accessible to the beginning student and those pursuing graphic design or fine art application.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 15, 2016|

Read More