Department of Art + Design
ARTSTDIO 102 2-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3 u
This course is dedicated to the study of design for the flat surface. A variety of techniques, tools and materials are used to examine the basic elements, principles and concepts of visual organization. Emphasis is placed on the development of problem solving skills and ideation.
ARTSTDIO 103 3-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3 u
This course is dedicated to the study of design in the three dimensions of height, width, and depth. Working with a variety of media, students will learn how to manipulate the elements and organizational principles through the construction and analysis of three-dimensional projects.
ARTSTDIO 201 DRAWING I 3 u
An introduction to the basic concepts in drawing. This course provides a systematic exploration of the drawing methods with an emphasis on traditional approaches to line, form, composition, perspective and chiaroscuro.
ARTSTDIO 202 DRAWING II 3 u
This course develops concepts and skills introduced in Drawing I. Color, alternative materials and variable formats will be explored in a problem- solving format. Emphasis is placed on strengthening content and design relationships. 2-D design experience recommended.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 201.
ARTSTDIO 287 COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR THE ARTIST 3 u
Creation of computer generated artwork with an emphasis on photo based digital imaging techniques. Lecture content includes discussions, readings and visual presentations on contemporary usage of electronically generated art and design.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 102 and Sophomore standing.