Studio Art

ART 160 PRINTMAKING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will introduce the student to a variety of non-toxic printmaking techniques (e.g. solar etching, woodcut, linocut, dry point and monotype). Acids and harsh chemicals will not be used. The student will be encouraged to develop drawing, painting and design abilities as well as an expressive sensibility. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Spring.

ART 163 CRAFTS AS AN ART FORM I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to craft techniques that encourage creative expression as well as an understanding of the cultural history behind the forms. A variety of media may be used including clay, mosaic, enamel, textile, glass and/or wood. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall.

ART 173 PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT A DARKROOM

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

An exploration of photography that concentrates on making good photographs, emphasizing composition and content. Traditional 35 millimeter film cameras with laboratory processing. Simple studio lighting and portrait photography. Digital photography with PhotoShop manipulation. Alternative techniques: pinholes, Polaroid image and emulsion transfers, altered photocopies. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall.

ART 183 DRAWING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to the skills and creative possibilities of drawing. This course enables students to discover and develop their own unique styles and expressive qualities. Group discussion and analysis develops a critical awareness of the work of others as well as their own. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall and spring.

ART 184 PAINTING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Varied techniques, materials and approaches to painting are explored to develop and expand the students’ capabilities and modes of expression. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall and spring.

ART 186 CERAMICS I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A basic course in methods of working with clay, including firing and glazing techniques. Emphasis will be given to the developing of good structural form and decorative design. Extensive use of the potter’s wheel along with hand-building. Course will include a visit to a ceramic exhibit. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall.

ART 190 CERAMIC SCULPTURE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A course designed to develop skills and creative expression in clay, using sculpture as a focus. Projects will be planned to explore students’ interests and challenge their capabilities. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Spring.

ART 195 CALLIGRAPHY I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The development of those skills required to learn the Chancery Cursive Alphabet, based upon and adapted from the writing masters of the 15th century. Emphasis will be placed on the personal inventive usage of the style by the student calligrapher. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall and spring.

ART 260 PRINTMAKING II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will control basic printmaking methods learned in ART 160 to achieve consistent technical quality. They will be introduced to one or more techniques and will focus on developing expressive imagery. Prerequisite: ART 160 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ART 263 CRAFTS AS AN ART FORM II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A more advanced exploration of one or more crafts in which the student pursues an individual, in-depth and personal approach to the craft form. Prerequisite: ART 163 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ART 265 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Challenging projects will evolve from a basic understanding of graphic software including Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, Illustrator or Quark XPress and the principles of graphic design. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 267 COMPUTER ASSISTED GRAPHIC DESIGN WORKSHOP

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A basic course with individual projects to suit career needs. Preparation for exhibitions, planning publicity, advertising brochures and posters. Students will use the computer and laser printer in the production of their campaigns. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 269 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will emphasize the integration of traditional photographic skills with digital image processing. Digital cameras and Adobe Photoshop will be used to produce traditional and original non-photographic images. Students will become familiar with the creative possibilities of the photographic and computer-based aspects of digital photography. Classes will include lectures, in-class projects, photographic assignments and critiques. Students will collect and shoot images to use in class and for independent projects. Basic photographic skills and digital file fundamentals will be emphasized. Students must have a digital camera with adjustable functions. No point and shoot cameras. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 280 PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will learn to approach photography as a means of creative expression. Course covers the aesthetic and technical aspects of black and white photography, including 35 millimeter camera technique, film processing and development of photographs in the darkroom. Weekly assignments, class critique of student work and slide lectures on photography are given. Students must have adjustable 35 millimeter camera capable of manual operation. No point and shoot or digital cameras. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 281 PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A continuation of the principles of 35 millimeter photography with advanced black and white developing and printing techniques, including toning, bleaching, pushing and pulling film, use of camera filters and different lenses. Opportunity for experimentation with form and content. Students pursue individual assignments, developing a personal vocabulary of vision. Class critiques, gallery/museum visit and slide lectures. Prerequisite: ART 280 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional darkroom time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 283 DRAWING II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Based upon the drawing concepts developed in ART 183, the student progresses to more sophisticated drawing concepts and investigates various wet and dry media. Prerequisite: ART 183 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 284 PAINTING II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A continuation of the concepts and skills of painting in which the student works toward a greater awareness of a personal statement and development of painting skills. Prerequisite: ART 184 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 286 CERAMICS II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An advanced ceramics course in which the student builds upon and reinforces previous ceramic experience to skillfully develop a personal expression through clay. Emphasis on developing skill on the potter’s wheel. Prerequisite: ART 186 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ART 292 CERAMIC SCULPTURE II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will build on previous skills begin in ART 190 Ceramic Sculpture I. They will work on developing their personal style of expression. Prerequisite: ART 190 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ART 295 CALLIGRAPHY II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will build on calligraphic skills begun at the introductory level. The student will develop a personal style and will experience lettering on various surfaces, with assorted media and be introduced to new letter forms in order to produce integrated calligraphic statements. Prerequisite: ART 195 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 298 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN VARIOUS MEDIA

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A course developed to meet the needs and interests of students for creative individualized study and experimentation. Departmental approval is required. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits.

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