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Ar 121: Drawing & Structural Representation I

2 cr.

Studio training in drawing and graphic representation of three-dimensional forms: a concentrated study of perspective followed by experience with proportions and form description with light and shade.

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1MW8:00–9:50FA 24
3MW3:00–4:50FA 24
5TTH10:00–10:50FA 24
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Ar 122: Drawing & Structural Representation II

2 cr.

Continuation of Drawing and Structural Representation I and advanced development of the powers of observation for drawing in a natural and creative way. Introduction to various techniques, such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and wash rendering; figure sketching of the costumed model.

Prerequisite: Ar 121.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 125: Human Anatomy

2 cr.

Traditional drawing of the clothed human form with emphasis upon skeletal structure, muscles and movement in its application to illustration.

Prerequisite: Ar 121.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–2:50FA 24

Ar 130: Foundations I

2 cr.

Introduction to aesthetic theories, principles and elements of composition, and a survey of media for the student of visual arts, the art and design major, or art- makers. Attention will be given to developing sound biblical attitudes toward art evaluation and production.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1F8:00–9:50FA101

Ar 201: Foundations II

2 cr.

The underlying principles basic to all forms of visual organization. Experiments to develop an imaginative concept of the visual vocabulary of line, shape, texture and space.

Prerequisites: Ar 130 or Ar 225 Prerequisite.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW1:00–2:50FA 22
2TTH8:00–9:50FA 22
3TTH1:00–2:50FA 22

Ar 202: Foundations III

2 cr.

A continuation of the development of the visual vocabulary and color theory applying the basic art principles in creative design projects.

Prerequisite: Ar 201.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 204: Basic Painting

2 cr.

Drawing and painting. Representation of still-life objects, the study of composition, light and shadow relationships, and the rendering of texture and form.

Prerequisites: Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW10:00–10:50FA 23
1MW12:00–12:50FA 23

Ar 207: Three-Dimensional Foundations

2 cr.

Study of three-dimensional form and structure in space. Use of clay to model and manipulate mass relationships. Wire, wood and paper used to construct contours in space and experiment with simple engineering principles. Some study of texture and surface decoration.

Prerequisite: Ar 121.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 220: Ceramics I

2 cr.

Throwing basic forms on the potter's wheel and exploring basic techniques of hand building with an emphasis on form. Students will assist in loading the firing kilns and mixing clay and glazes.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW8:00–9:50FA 14

Ar 221: Ceramics II

2 cr.

Continuation in the study of form, technique, and design with a focus on individual style. Students will have opportunities to mix test glazes, load and fire reduction, oxidation and Raku kilns.

Prerequisite: Ar 220.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW10:00–10:50FA 14
1MW12:00–12:50FA 14

Ar 225: Appreciation of Art

2 cr.

A survey of the field of art designed to give the student an intelligent appreciation of creative work. Art in the home and community, painting, sculpture, architecture, and art for industry. Not applicable toward a major.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW4:00–4:50FA101

Ar 232: Fiber Arts

2 cr.

Beginning weaving and an exploration of textile surface design using applique, stitching, dying and printing techniques.

Prerequisites: Ar 121, Ar 130 or Ar 225 Prerequisite.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 301: Advanced Drawing I

1 cr.

Experimentation with various drawing media and techniques with emphasis on drawing on location, portraiture, and on developing the personal drawing interest of the student.

Prerequisites: Ar 201, Ar 202, Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

Sec Days Time Room
1F8:00–9:50FA 24

Ar 302: Advanced Drawing II

1 cr.

Further experience and opportunities to advance the drawing processes and skills.

Prerequisite: Ar 301.

Sec Days Time Room
1F8:00–9:50FA 24

Ar 310: History of Art: Prehistoric to Middle Ages

3 cr.

Survey of art history from prehistoric to the middle ages. Also includes art from oriental and non-western cultures.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50FA101

Ar 311: History of Art: Renaissance to Contemporary

3 cr.

Survey of art history from the Renaissance to the present. Special emphasis is placed on the relationship of art to culture and the comparison of periods of art.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 315: Advanced Painting I

2 cr.

Upper-level projects in portrait and the costumed figure and advanced projects in pictorial structure and composition.

Prerequisite: Ar 204.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–9:50FA 23

Ar 316: Advanced Painting II

2 cr.

Further advances in upper-level painting projects.

Prerequisite: Ar 315.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–9:50FA 23

Ar 317: Advanced Painting III

2 cr.

In-depth development of individual style and experimentation in oils or acrylics.

Prerequisite: Ar 316.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–9:50FA 23

Ar 320: Book Arts

2 cr.

An introduction to hand bookbinding techniques with emphasis on the balance of form and content. Exploration of the book medium as a vehicle for making traditional books as well as its potential as a sculptural and visual art form.

Prerequisites: Ar 130, Ar 201.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–2:50FA 15
2TTH3:00–4:50FA 15

Ar 331: Illustration I

2 cr.

A study of basic black and white media techniques in editorial and advertising illustration with an emphasis on communicating ideas. Recognition of historical and contemporary illustrators and their place in the field of art.

Prerequisites: Ar 201, Ar 202, Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW3:00–4:50FA 21

Ar 332: Illustration II

2 cr.

A study of basic color media techniques in editorial and advertising illustration with an emphasis on communicating ideas. Recognition of historical and contemporary illustrators and their place in the field of art.

Prerequisite: Ar 331.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 333: Fashion Illustration

2 cr.

Sketching the idealized fashion figure. Creation of fashion plates with apparel details, fashion silhouettes, and fabric rendering to communicate the concepts of original apparel design. Incorporates sketching, drawing, and technical skills in both monochromatic and color media to develop flat specification illustration skills.

Prerequisites: Ar 121, Ar 202.

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1TTH9:00–10:50FA 15

Ar 341: Sculpture

2 cr.

The study of three-dimensional design with projects focusing primarily on the additive process and mold making.

Prerequisites: Ar 121, Ar 207.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ar 401: Directed Studies I

2 cr.

Directed advanced research in painting, sculpture, or design. Enables the student to complete projects under the supervision of the Art faculty in preparation for the student's senior art exhibition.

Prerequisites: Ar 315 or Ar 341 Prerequisite.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 402: Directed Studies II

2 cr.

Directed advanced research in painting, sculpture, or design. Enables the student to complete projects under the supervision of the Art faculty in preparation for the student's senior art exhibition.

Prerequisite: Ar 401.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW8:00–9:50FA 21

Ar 403: Directed Studies III

2 cr.

Directed advanced research in painting, sculpture or design. Enables the student to complete projects under the supervision of the Art faculty in preparation for the student's senior art exhibition. Discussion and development of a personal philosophy of art.

Prerequisite: Ar 402.

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1MW8:00–9:50FA 21

Ar 405: Printmaking: Lithography & Serigraphy

2 cr.

Drawings executed on lithographic stones and plates are printed in color and/or black and white. Silk screen prints are produced using various water-based methods.

Prerequisites: Ar 202, Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

Sec Days Time Room
3TTH3:00–4:50FA 25

Ar 406: Printmaking: Intaglio & Relief

2 cr.

Collagraphs, etchings, aquatints, photoengraving, linocut and woodcuts are printed in colors and black and white.

Prerequisites: Ar 202, Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 407: Advanced Printmaking

2 cr.

Pursuit and development of printing techniques of specific interest to the individual artist.

Prerequisites: Ar 405, Ar 406.

Sec Days Time Room
2MW3:00–4:50FA 25
3TTH3:00–4:50FA 25

Ar 410: Professional Practices in Studio Art

3 cr.

This course examines practical applications pertinent to the studio artist including professional studio practices, studio safety, professional presentation, art ministry, private art lessons, gallery issues, art competitions and organizations. The course assists students in transitioning to a successful career as a studio artist.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 420: Watercolor I

2 cr.

Indoor and outdoor painting and sketching in various media emphasizing watercolor techniques. Linear and atmospheric perspective, color and composition are also emphasized.

Prerequisites: Ar 202, Ar 122 or Ar 125 Prerequisite.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 421: Watercolor II

2 cr.

Further pursuits including outdoor painting and sketching.

Prerequisite: Ar 420.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 426: Studio Internship

3 cr.

Evaluated work experience in local galleries or businesses. Students are placed commensurate with their skills.

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1TBATBATBA

Ar 431: Beginning Metals

2 cr.

Casting and metalsmithing techniques for jewelry fabrication with emphasis on design.

Prerequisites: Ar 341 or Ar 440 Prerequisite.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ar 440: 3D Studio Instruction

2 cr.

Individualized studio instruction in the student-selected media and techniques which most advance their personal artistic goals and skills. Continued research into three-dimensional media and techniques. Students are paired with the instructor who is most able to provide instruction in the selected media and techniques. Includes group critique and discussion each week.

Prerequisites: Ar 221, Ar 232.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ar 441: 3D Studio Instruction

2 cr.

Individualized studio instruction in the student-selected media and techniques which most advance their personal artistic goals and skills. Personal development in selected media and techniques. Students are paired with the instructor who is most able to provide instruction in the selected media and techniques. Includes group critique and discussion each week.

Prerequisites: Ar 341, Ar 440.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ar 442: 3D Studio Instruction

2 cr.

Intermediate individualized studio instruction in the student-selected media and techniques which most advance their personal artistic goals and skills. Personal development in selected media and techniques. Students are paired with the instructor who is most able to provide instruction in the selected media and techniques. Includes group critique and discussion each week.

Prerequisite: Ar 441.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ar 443: 3D Studio Instruction

2 cr.

Advanced individualized studio instruction in the student-selected media and techniques which most advance their personal artistic goals and skills with particular attention to completing a body of work for exhibition. Students are paired with the instructor who is most able to provide instruction in the selected media and techniques. Includes group critique and discussion each week.

Prerequisite: Ar 442.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Ar 444: 3D Studio Instruction

2 cr.

Advanced individualized studio instruction in the student-selected media and techniques which most advance their personal artistic goals and skills with particular attention to completing a body of work for exhibition. Students are paired with the instructor who is most able to provide instruction in the selected media and techniques. Includes group critique and discussion each week.

Prerequisite: Ar 443.

No sections offered in the fall semester…