Fine Arts

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
ANIM 111AAnimal Drawing^ Create drawings that demonstrate the interrelationship of animal figures with drawing principles and techniques. ^ Create original animal drawings, which include anatomical structure and landmarks. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Synthesize the formal art elements, principles and techniques with the observed animal form in varying compositional formats and movements. ^ Use a variety of quick gestural sketches that capture the essence of a live animal for application to animation. ^ Use live animals as a reference for characters and imbue them with animated characteristics in original drawings.
ANIM 111BAnimal Drawing ^ Create images that convey emotion and story. ^ Create images using a variety of media. ^ Demonstrate advanced animal sketching and drawing skills. ^ Execute drawings demonstrating an understanding of design. ^ Execute images demonstrating an advanced understanding of the muscular system and its various functions. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the animal through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to use line techniques to create a subjective expressive figure drawings with expressive use of materials to convey concept. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
ARTG 20Art, Artists and Society^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will develop a working knowledge of basic visual arts vocabulary that coordinates with ARTG 20.
ARTB 14Basic Studio Arts^ ARTB14 students will be able to produce an edition of three block prints. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to correctly Identify and define value, hue, and intensity.
ARTS 31Ceramics: Advanced Studio^ Students will integrate hand building and throwing techniques to create a visually unified ceramic set. ^ Students will synthesize design, craftsmanship and function to design and create two functional teapots.
ARTS 30ACeramics: Beginning I^ Students will appropriately apply ceramic knowledge to writing about a ceramic artist. ^ Students will understand the relationship between the objects they are making and the materials used in ceramics class with those used in daily living: this goal will be measured with a survey at the end of the year. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to throw and trim four cups that are a minimum of 4" tall and apply handles. ^ Students will develop a working knowledge of basic ceramics vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 30A curriculum.
ARTS 30BCeramics: Beginning II^ Students will apply ceramic knowledge and writing skills in writing about ceramics. ^ Students will be able to create lids that fit a vessel or jar. ^ Students will be able to create multiples of the same form on the pottery wheel.
ARTS 33Ceramics: Hand Construction^ Students will appropriately apply ceramic knowledge to writing about a ceramic artist. ^ Students will be able to build a coiled vessel. ^ Students will be able to utilize wet clay surface treatments. ^ Students will construct a ceramic, slab built mask inspired by historical reference.
ARTD 21Design: Color and Composition^ Apply the formal elements, principles of design, and forms of compositional structure in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis, critiques and studio problems. ^ Demonstrate ability to match colors. ^ Demonstrate the use of color in space informed by light logic. ^ Make use of critical thinking (reading, writing, listening, speaking, observing and assessing) skills elemental to the problem solving of design and the visual arts. ^ Students will apply visual arts concepts in oral and written communication. ^ Students will be able to identify 4 color harmonies. ^ Students will be able to use a monochromatic color harmony in an original design. ^ Students will be able to use analogous color harmony in an original design. ^ Synthesis visual content, communicative, psychological, and emotional aspects of color harmonies in design projects. ^ Synthesize basic color harmonies in pigment and demonstrate their relationship to RGB and CMYK pallets. ^ Use and recognize historic and modern forms of perspective. ^ Use art terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis, critiques and studio problems. ^ Use creative and analytic techniques and strategies in planning and executing original artworks.
ARTS 22Design: Three Dimensional^ Apply molding principles by creating multi-piece molds and cold cast reproductions of three-dimensional objects. ^ Define problems, organize information, analyze results, generate creative ideas, and synthesize complex visual, structural and practical considerations to create original solutions to three-dimensional design problems. ^ Design and produce projects using a variety of materials. ^ Identify, analyze, and evaluate interrelationships between formal elements, principles of design, materials, technique, function, and cost. ^ Recognize, define, and apply three-dimensional design terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis and critiques. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will accurately identify safety rules for required stationary power tools. ^ Students will safely and successfully use a variety of required stationary power tools: Band saw, sanders, lathe. ^ Use a variety of hand tools and equipment to manipulate media.
ARTD 20Design: Two Dimensional^ Differentiate preferential, factual, and judicious thinking elemental to solving problems in design and visual arts. ^ Identify, evaluate, discuss, and use the formal elements and principles of design and forms of compositional structure. ^ Make use of critical thinking (reading, writing, listening, speaking, observing and assessing) skills elemental to the problem solving of design and the visual arts. ^ Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of color complements by mixing, analyzing and appraising complementary tones (chromatic grays). ^ Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of color to value by mixing, analyzing, and appraising monochromatic tints and shades relative to the achromatic value scale. ^ Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of hues to the conceptual pigment color wheel by mixing, analyzing, appraising, and identifying color correct swatches for ^ Perceive and interpret the 3-D world through contour line drawings. ^ Recognize, analyze and interpret the expressive and creative qualities of art media in a work of art as it affects elementary compositional decisions. ^ Recognize, define and appropriately apply 2-D terminology to evaluate works of art in oral or written discussions, analysis or critiques. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will accurately identify three different spatial devices ^ Students will be able to identify the three basic types of balance/symmetries. ^ Two-dimensional design students will be able to list all of the elements and principles of design by the 8th week of the semester. ^ Two-Dimensional Design students will be able to list all of the elements and principles of design by the eighth week of the semester. ^ Use historic and current forms of abstraction in the visual arts. ^ Use the formal elements, principles of design, and principles of gestalt to create well-designed studio projects in achromatic value and color. ^ Use value to describe form and express light logic.
ANIM 101ADrawing - Gesture and Figure^ MO 1. Create drawings that capture gesture. ^ MO 2. Create drawings that use human proportions. ^ MO 3. Develop quick study drawing skills. ^ MO 4. Create drawings that incorporate drapery and costume. ^ MO 5. Execute drawings demonstrating communicative potential of the human figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
ANIM 104Drawing Fundamentals^ Perceive, comprehend, interpret, and invent imagery ^ Students will develop an understanding of basic drawing terminology that coordinates with the ANIM 104 curriculum. ^ Analyze drawings in oral or written critique using design and composition concepts ^ Apply visual concepts of format, negative and positive shapes, form, shadow, light, value and basic linear perspective in drawings. ^ Create original drawings using design and composition concepts. ^ Create sketches and finished drawings which demonstrate the capacity to perceive, comprehend and interpret the three-dimensional world using various media and techniques. ^ Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal, contemporary and historical art works and their place in visual and commercial arts using art terminology for content, technique, and style in both written and oral critiques. ^ Draw in a variety of technique. ^ Observe and analyze individual form as seen volumetrically in space and structure that form as part of the whole pictorial composition. ^ Sketch or draw complex objects gesturally as basic or modified basic shapes and form to solve complex composition problems ^ Students will be able to create illusions of three-dimensional forms using the rules of light logic. ^ Synthesize the formal art elements and principles with the observed world in varying compositional formats. ^ Utilize original and creative thinking in projects and writings such as the keeping of a visual and/or written journal.
ARTD 23BDrawing: Advanced Heads and Hands^ Students will be able to assess and communicate proportions of the head. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
ARTD 15ADrawing: Beginning^ Students will develop an understanding of basic drawing terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 15A curriculum. ^ Create original drawings, which demonstrate the capacity to perceive, comprehend, and interpret the three-dimensional visual world using dry media in a variety of techniques, which include stipple, line, and hatching. ^ Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal works of art and that of contemporary and historical artists by using appropriate art-specific terminology for content, technique, and style in both written and oral critiques. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to create illusions of three-dimensional forms using the rules of light logic. ^ Students will be able to identify zones of light as explained by light logic using appropriate vocabulary. ^ Students will demonstrate their understanding of fundamental illusions of three dimensional forms on a two dimensional plane by locating the eye level and vanishing points in examples of perspective boxes. ^ Synthesize the formal art elements and principles with the observed world in varying compositional formats. ^ Utilize original and creative thinking in projects and writings. ^ Utilize quick study drawing skills through visual notes and personal studies as a basis for planning larger extended works of art. ^ Utilize quick study techniques to develop extended drawings. ^ Utilize the principles of composition in objective and subjective analysis of historical and contemporary works of visual art.
ARTD 15BDrawing: Beginning^ Students will develop an understanding of basic drawing terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 15B curriculum. ^ Students will be able to create illusions of three-dimensional forms using the rules of light logic. ^ Students will be able to identify similarities and differences in colors using proper terminology.
ARTD 23CDrawing: Expressive Heads and Hands^ Students will be able to use expressive line and wash techniques to create a subjective expressive portrait, using materials to convey concept. ^ Students will be able to use line and wash techniques to create an objective portrait with accurate proportion and form.
ARTD 23ADrawing: Head and Hands^ Students will be able to assess and communicate accurate proportions of the head. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
ARTD 17ADrawing: Life^ Create drawings of the human body using drawing principles and techniques. ^ Create the illusion of three-dimensional form using various media and techniques based on formal art principles. ^ Develop and use original and creative thinking in drawing the human body. ^ Evaluate and discuss historical and contemporary art/artists through written and oral critiques using appropriate art-specific terminology. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction. ^ Work from a general visual shorthand to more specific studies that result in finished art.
ARTD 17BDrawing: Life^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
ARTD 16Drawing: Perspective^ Create original drawings that interpret organic forms using perspective principles and techniques. ^ Create original drawings that interpret three-dimensional objects and space using perspective principles and techniques. ^ Create original drawings using rendering techniques including lighting, shade and shadow, and texture. ^ Identify and discuss perspective techniques and drawing terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis and critiques. ^ MO 5. Analyze objectively and subjectively historical and contemporary works of visual art for their use of linear and atmospheric perspectives to organize subject, form and compositional elements of drawing and painting. ^ Outcome/Objective Students will be able to create drawings using techniques that demonstrate a clear understanding of atmospheric perspective. ^ Outcome/Objective Students will be able to draw 3 dimensional objects in space based on plan and elevation information. ^ Students will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the use of depth measuring systems. ^ Use perspective in a variety of quick freehand sketches/drawings for visual notes, extended personal studies, and as a basis for planning larger extended works of art.
ARTG 22AExhibition Design and Art gallery Operation Work Experience^ Analyze the design, fabrication, installation, concept, and content of contemporary exhibitions. ^ Apply design concepts to personal or professional art collections within any given space. ^ Apply fabrication skills toward the professional production of an exhibition. ^ Apply installation techniques toward the production of an exhibition. ^ Evaluate exhibition design, planning, and timetables. ^ Evaluate public commentary. ^ Student will understand the expectation and value of teamwork. ^ Students will be able to identify their role as an artist in their chosen field. ^ Synthesize a wide range of knowledge and skills to assure quality performance as an exhibition design technician. ^ Synthesize contemporary and historical techniques in order to produce a more purposeful art exhibition.
ARTD 99Figure Drawing Special Studies ^ Improved Skills-Students completing a Special Studio-Art Studies course will feel that they have improved their skills in the selected area of study. ^ Self motivation/ discipline-Students will appreciate the necessity of self motivation and self discipline for the practice of art.
ANIM 101BFigure Gesture - Design^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction. ^ Students will be able to use pose to communicate a characters internal narrative.
ANIM 101CFigure Gesture-Design^ Students will be able to use line and wash techniques to create a subjective expressive figure drawings with expressive use of materials to convey concept. ^ Students will be able to use line and wash techniques to create an objective figure drawing with accurate proportion and form.
ANIM 107Figure in Motion^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing. ^ Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction
ARTD 19AFigure Painting^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure. ^ Students will be able to use three values to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through the use of value.
ARTG 21BIntermediate Exhibition^ Students will be able to design an exhibition promotional package. ^ Students will be able to prepare an exhibition promotional package.
ARTD 46BIntermediate Painterly Printmaking^ Students will generate a variable edition of multi-color monoprints.
ARTD 43BIntermediate Printmaking in Intaglio/Relief^ Student will acquire knowledge of relief/intaglio printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 43B curriculum. ^ Students will create original works which combine intaglio and relief processes. ^ Students will register multiple color matrices in relief or intaglio prints.
ARTG 21AIntroduction to Exhibition Productions^ Students will apply visual arts terminology in oral and written communication. ^ Students will be able to identify compositional styles used in the visual arts.
ARTD 46AIntroduction to Painterly Printmaking^ Students will create reductive method monotype prints.
ARTD 43AIntroduction to Printmaking^ Student will acquire knowledge of printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 43A curriculum. ^ Students will learn techniques to translate original or existing imagery to the particulars of the printmaking processes. ^ Students will understand the concept of multiple originals.
ARTD 25APainting: Beginning^ Create well-organized visual compositions in a variety of styles and techniques.? ^ Define well-organized visual composition and other formal principles in written and oral form. ^ Develop paintings focusing on color theory in a painterly or Impressionistic style. ^ Develop paintings focusing on realism with precise shapes and edges through the process of blending. ^ Develop paintings using dynamic compositional elements with appropriate light logic and accurate shapes. ^ Recognize and discuss historical painting styles. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will develop an understanding of basic painting terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 25A curriculum.
ARTD 25BPainting: Beginning^ Students will be able to apply visual arts terminology in oral and written communication. ^ Students will be able to create a painting effectively applying light logic
ARTD 26APainting: Intermediate^ Students will be able to integrate visual arts terminology and historical stylistic terminology in oral and written communication. ^ Students will relate original images to historical precedents, or to personal modes of expression.
ARTD 26BPainting: Intermediate^ Students will apply visual arts concepts in oral and written communication. ^ Students will understand different approaches to pictorial space.
ARTD 27Painting: Watercolor^ Students will be able to apply watercolor in a wash technique. ^ Students will be able to stretch watercolor paper preparatory to painting a watercolor. ^ Students will create 3 color scales applying concepts of warm -cool, value and intensity.
ARTD 47APrinting: Alternative Methods Relief and Intaglio^ Students will produce printable photo polymer plates.
ARTD 44BPrintmaking: Intermediate Lithography^ Students will produce a portfolio of multi-color lithographic prints.
ARTD 45BPrintmaking: Intermediate Screenprinting^ Student will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45B curriculum. ^ Students will create editions of multi-color screen prints ^ Students will demonstrate their ability to produce color separated films for a multi-color print project
ARTD 44APrintmaking: Introduction to Lithography I^ Student will acquire knowledge of printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 44 curriculum. ^ Students will learn techniques to directly create or transfer existing original imagery to matrices used in the lithography printmaking process. ^ Students will understand the concept of planographic printing in lithography.
ARTD 45APrintmaking: Introduction to Screenprinting^ Analyze contemporary and historic screen printing images as inspiration for course assignments. ^ Analyze the social impact of repeatable multiple images of screen printing on contemporary society. ^ Compare and contrast fine art screen printing. ^ Devise methods of transforming tonal images to graphic delineations. ^ Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal printed works of art as well as historic and contemporary examples using art-specific vocabulary for content, technique, and style in written and oral critiques. ^ Document development stages of visual ideas for course assignments in a notebook. ^ Examine the role screen printing plays in contemporary visual art. ^ Select appropriate studio practices, technologies, methods and materials to solve specific problems arising in the creation of multiple print editions in screen printing. ^ Student will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45A curriculum. ^ Students will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45A curriculum. ^ Students will learn techniques to directly create or transfer original or existing imagery to the particulars of the silkscreen printmaking process. ^ Students will understand the concept of multiple originals. ^ Students will understand the use of stencils of different kinds in silkscreen printmaking. ^ Synthesize personal imagery with basic key elements of design (line, color, shape, texture, space, form). ^ Use color theory to mix custom color inks for assigned course projects.
ARTS 99Sculpture Special Studies^ Improved Skills-Students completing a Special Studio-Art Studies course will feel that they have improved their skills in the selected area of study. ^ Self motivation/ discipline-Students will appreciate the necessity of self motivation and self discipline for the practice of art.
ARTS 40ASculpture: Beginning^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will accurately identify safety rules for required stationary power tools. ^ Students will be able to replicate and enlarge a form by modeling it in clay. ^ Students will develop a working knowledge of basic sculpture vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 40A curriculum. ^ Students will safely and successfully use a variety of required stationary power tools: Band saw, sanders, lathe. ^ Students will use the assigned techniques to create sculptural works.
ARTS 40BSculpture: Beginning^ Students will accurately identify safety rules for required hand and stationary power tools. ^ Students will develop a working knowledge of basic sculpture vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 40B curriculum. ^ Utilize a working knowledge of a sculptural medium, and show skill in the use of hand tools and equipment used to manipulate these media in completed project.
ARTS 40CSculpture: Carving^ Students will control form while using the reductive process to create original sculptures ^ Students will maintain proportional relationships while using the reductive process.
ARTS 41ASculpture: Life^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the form of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the action of the figure through gestural modeling.
ARTS 41BSculpture: Life^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the form of the figure. ^ Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the action of the figure through gestural modeling.
ARTS 42Sculpture: Mold Making^ Students will be able to create uniform clay shim walls at the parting lines. ^ Students will understand and are able to apply the concept of draft and undercuts in mold-making
ARTS 46ASculpture: Special Effects Makeup^ Students will be able to cast a plaster reference copy of an extremity from flexible mold. ^ Students will be able to mold an extremity using industry standard flexible molding materials.
ARTS 46BSculpture: Special Effects Makeup^ Student will apply modeling, molding and casting processes to create a full latex head mask. ^ Students will be able to create a three dimensional character preparatory to creating a head mask of the character
ARTZ 50Specialist Studio-Art Studies^ Students completing a Special Studio-Art Studies course will feel that they have improved their skills in the selected area of study. ^ Students will appreciate the necessity of self motivation and self discipline for the practice of art.
ARTS 34The Sculptural Vessel^ Students will be able to construct a sculptural vessel with an architectural reference after researching a variety of architects' work and types of architecture. ^ Students will use an organic reference to construct a group of 5 vessels, each under 5" that relate to each other in form and surface.
ARTB 1Understanding the Visual Arts^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will develop an understanding of basic art terminology that coordinates with the ARTB 1 curriculum.