Come learn the ancient art of wire wrapping and basic beading techniques that open the door for creating intricate and beautiful jewelry designs! Develop entrepreneurship skills and learn how to price and market your creations at events and through social media. This course focuses on creating a strong foundation for the students and teaches some … Continue reading “Jewelry Making: Creating and Selling Your Own Jewelry Designs”
The cultural and historical development of global modernism from the late 19th century to the 21st century. Examination of broad themes applied to diverse regions and analysis of works within their specific contexts. Museum visits required.
The development and historical context of visual art from the prehistoric period through the inception of the early modern period (c.1500). Exploration of artifacts and historic sites as documents of past economic, political, religious and social developments and well as of cultural exchange. Museum visits strongly encouraged.
This course is an introduction to the fundamental elements and language of drawing. Perceptual skills will be developed through observational drawing. Emphasis on the representation of three-dimensional form on the two dimensional picture plane, spatial relationships, perspective and composition. Students will create a portfolio of expressive drawings including still life, perspective studies and a self-portrait.
An introductory course with an emphasis on hand building and an introduction to basic throwing. In hand building the focus will be on pinch, coil and slab methods. In throwing, cylindrical forms will be explored. Instruction in glaze application and composition will be covered.
This course explores the constantly changing world of visual art, focusing on how this form of expression is defined and the varied ways in which it can be appreciated. Elements and principles of art are studied from a variety of identities, cultures, and historical periods. A visit to an instructor approved museum is an integral … Continue reading “Art Appreciation*”
Through studio experience, lecture, and class discussion, students will explore design principles, techniques, materials and tools relevant to creating sculptural forms. Instruction in additive and subtractive methods. Emphasis placed on the creative process and analysis of sculptural works.
Come learn the ancient art of wire wrapping and basic beading techniques that open the door for creating intricate and beautiful jewelry designs! This course focuses on creating a strong foundation for the students and teaches some of the most essential skills of wire wrapping: making wire loops, clasps, bails and wrapping beads and stones. … Continue reading “Jewelry Making”