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ART 1093 - Advanced Painting

Course designed for students who have completed two or more semesters of painting. Not designed for transfer. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1103 - Design I

A study of the creative process and the structure of two-dimensional art forms and their relationship to our environment. Specific problems will focus on line, shape, color, space, and texture. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1113 - Drawing I

Introduction to drawing with specific emphasis on seeing, hand-eye coordination, and basic techniques. The figure and still-life subjects will be stressed. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1123 - Drawing II: Life Drawing

Continuation of Drawing I, with emphasis on composition and color. Course will utilize nude models. Prerequisite: ART 1113-Drawing I. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1133 - Design II

The second half of Design I. Prerequisite: ART 1103- Design I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1143 - Painting I

Introduction to painting from painting surface to special techniques. Specific problems will deal with still-life, landscape, abstraction, and self-portrait. Either oils, acrylics, or watercolors may be used. Prerequisite: ART 1103-Design I, or ART 1696-Color Theory, or ART 1113-Drawing I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1153 - Painting II

Continuation of Painting I with problems dealing with special techniques, styles, and specific subjects. Prerequisite: ART 1143 Painting I (3-3-3)
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1183 - Printmaking I

The first half of the semester deals with the techniques of woodcut. The emphasis of the second half is on the techniques of etching. Basic introductory procedures of both are explored. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1293 - Printmaking II

Continuation of Printmaking I. The student may choose to further explore either or both techniques of the first semester. Prerequisite: ART 1183-Printmaking I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1593 - Art Appreciation For Non-Art Majors

A course designed to analyze the structures, functions, styles, and mediums of the visual arts as they relate to and influence contemporary life. This is NOT an art history course. It will be a "hands on" course where the student will be expected to participate in the exploration of art definitions and use of art foundations (Design and Drawing) with their appropriate grammar and philosophies. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ARTA 1003
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 1693 - Color Theory

Student will explore color theory relationships by creating a reference workbook that visually illustrates these relationships. Student will then apply these theories and relationships to painting specific exercise still-lifes that require the observing, mixing, matching, and painting of actual colors seen. Prerequisite: Experience with chosen medium. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2203 - Public School Art

Designed for the prospective teacher. A study of the creative growth of children, methods and techniques for directing an art program in the public schools, with emphasis on art and its relationship to the child. Education methods courses for Arkansas State Teacher Certification will not be offered for home study credit in the Division of Communication and Arts. Prerequisite: English Composition I. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2213 - Art History I

A study of the major world civilizations. Areas of study in Art include Paleolithic cave painting, pre-Colombian art of Central and South America, the civilization and art of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome, early Christian art, Byzantine art, and the art works of the Middle Ages. Fall. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ARTA 2003
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2223 - Art History II

A study of Renaissance Art, the contributions of various dynasties and periods to art in China and Japan, the Baroque and Rococo, French Neo-Classical, Romanticism, Impressionism, Expressionism, and other forms of modern art. Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ARTA 2103
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2233 - Silkscreen Printmaking I

A one semester studio course designed for students to learn to make art prints in any number of colors swiftly and without elaborate equipment. Students will learn to build their own screen frames and will study the many technical possibilities that silk screen printing offers: Touche lifts, film stencil, glue resists, and photo-direct screen printing. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2243 - Sculpture I

Introduction to three-dimensional form through additive and/or subtractive methods. Clay will be the primary medium for exploration. Prerequisite: ART 1103-Design I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2253 - Sculpture II

Continuation of Sculpture I. Prerequisite: ART 2243-Sculpture I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2263 - Landscape Painting I

Basic painting techniques applied to the landscape. Drawing and painting will occur on location when possible. ART 1113-Drawing I suggested but not required. Experience with painting medium of choice required. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2273 - Batik I

Basic techniques of wax resist and dye fabric decoration are explored. Prerequisite: ART 1103-Design I or ART 1113-Drawing I suggested but not required. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2283 - Batik II

Continuation of Batik I. Emphasis on increased experimentation with the Batik process. Prerequisite: ART 2273-Batik I. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2293 - Silkscreen Printmaking II

Continuation of Silkscreen Printmaking I. Prerequisite: ART 2233-Silkscreen Printmaking I. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2363 - Landscape Painting II

Continuation of Landscape Painting I. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ART 2390 - Special Studies

Individual study of various areas in Art. Course to be worked out by the student with the instructor’s guidance. May be repeated for up to six hours total credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
Units: 1-6
Offered:
Area: Communication & Arts