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  Fine Arts Department
This is an introductory course in art appreciation, involving study and analysis of the various visual arts and their historical and contemporary relationship to society.
This is a studio course which introduces and explores the use of color theory and the visual elements of line, shape, value, texture, and space in the visual arts and design.
Topics and assignments include a brief history of the portrait, the anatomy of the head, portrait-drawing, a portrait-painting of a faculty or staff member, and a self-portrait painting.
www.hsc.edu /academics/finearts/courses.php   (2010 words)

  
 ART - Visual Arts
Designed to give a general survey of Western art from Pre-Historic (35000 B.C.) through the Medieval Period (A.D. Emphasis is placed on major movements/civilizations, methods of analysis, historical and cultural context, changes and development of styles.
Arts workshops are for the study of specialized areas in art, art education, art history, graphic arts and related fields.
Prerequisite: ART 183 and ART 184 or instructor consent; and ART 252 or equivalent.
catalog.unco.edu /2001-2002/01-02Catalog/2001-2002-11-03.html   (3023 words)

  
 Zayed University Internet - College of Arts and Sciences
This course introduces students to the historical development of visual and spatial arts and dimensional monuments from the collapse of the Roman and Chinese Han Empires to the beginning of the modern period in approximately 1500.
Introduces students to the historical development of the visual and spatial arts from the beginning of the modern period in approximately 1500 to the present age.
This course is intended to provide the student with a broad understanding of interior design and knowledge of historical and social foundations of design, and to develop in the student a keen awareness of the professional responsibilities of an interior designer.
www.zu.ac.ae /clgartsc/html/artdesign/artd_crsdescp.html   (3072 words)

  
 Department of Visual Arts Courses Descriptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The department provides an undergraduate curriculum that is appropriate for students that plan careers in the field of art and is responsive to liberal arts students seeking to expand their knowledge and understanding of the visual arts.
Topics such as depictions of race and immigration, the impact of technology upon visual perception, art and politics and the impact of gender upon art will be discussed.
Designed to provide a variety of in depth experiences for students who are pursuing the BFA degree in the area of graphic design.
www.pacific.edu /cop/art/CourseDescription.html   (2492 words)

  
 MFA Design - School of VISUAL ARTS
The course is given by a professional designer presenting significant historical work, primarily to influence emerging graphic designers in originating their own creativity.
The course is designed to give students the linguistic tools they will need to decipher the various and often conflicting cultural, philosophical, historical, and political trends that impact the way we think about design.
Among the topics we will explore in the first semester are arcane subjects such as semiotics, structuralism, Marxist theories and postmodern analysis as well more pragmatic fields of inquiry such as branding, marketing, visual research and brainstorming techniques.
design.schoolofvisualarts.edu /curricilum.html   (1609 words)

  
 Environmental Design Courses
A special topics course provides students with the opportunity to experience seminars, workshops, and other instructional activities on topics of interest that reinforce the concepts presented in their program area.
Topics include organic gardening principles, soil building techniques, multifunctional plantings, native species preservation, wildlife habitat restoration, integration of edible landscapes and sustainable environments that benefit both people and wildlife.
The project design solution is expected to show evidence of professional interior design research and practices including: programming, concept development, space planning, all necessary working drawings and specifications and appropriate presentation materials.
faculty.ivytech.edu /region2/visual-tech/edesign/ecourses.htm   (834 words)

  
 Course Descriptions : Department of Art and Art History
This course stresses fundamental issues of visual elements and their organization, including hierarchy and structure (visual and logical) in two, three, and four dimensions, frame, pictorial space, color.
Lecture themes are reinforced by a series of visual and written studio projects that are sequenced to allow students to apply their knowledge from Visual Syntax in Communication and Design Technologies II.
The class has three goals: to provide a forum for students to share their experiences during a one semester design internship in a local design environment, to present lectures on business ethics and professional responsibilities, and to provide students with portfolio criticism in a group setting.
www.finearts.utexas.edu /aah/design/course_descriptions.cfm   (665 words)

  
 Wikipedia:Basic topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(2) Pick out topics in that area that are, in your opinion, among the most important and add them to the appropriate "basic topics" page.
We'll discover a lot of exciting topics that no one has touched yet, and get to work on them.
Astronomy and Astrophysics basic topics - Biochemistry basic topics - Biology basic topics - Chemistry basic topics - Earth Sciences basic topics - Mathematics basic topics - Philosophy basic topics - Physics basic topics - Statistics basic topics
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Basic_topics   (225 words)

  
 Visual Arts Course Offerings & descripation
Familiarizes students with theories of design and furnishes experience in the use of tools common to the visual arts professions.
Visual elements, equipment, and techniques of macrophotography and landscape photography are covered.
Emphasis is on fully integrating the computer into the design process, as students expand their command of the graphic design workflow while further exploring effective execution of creative design concepts.
www.pmc.edu /academic/baccalaureate/visualarts/course/course.html   (1311 words)

  
 Graphic Design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The study of design history, in association with instruction in typography, word and image, sign/symbol, semiotics, and a range of digital and analog production methods, forms the foundation for a commitment through which research and expression can be accomplished.
Note: This course is designated as a "gateway" course for design majors only and must be passed with a grade of "B" or better to continue with an emphasis in graphic design.
Note: ART 331: Graphic Design 1 is the gateway course and must be passed with a grade of "B" or better for students to continue on to upper-level graphic design courses.
art.umbc.edu /gdesign.html   (1077 words)

  
 Digital Design: Programme Information
Introduction to History and contextual studies - this is a research unit designed to develop research skills using internet and library sources, and to build an understanding of design history, and cultural and copyright issues.
Design History and Contextual Studies: This module develops the student's appreciation of the history of design, encouraging the development of critical analysis informed by history.
Business of Design: This module focuses on developing an informed and effective framework for business practice to provide the student with the understanding and ability to function effectively in the commercial environment.
www.arts.whitireia.ac.nz /design/programme.php   (1397 words)

  
 Art and Visual Technology (AVT) - University Catalog 2006-07: George Mason University
Develops fundamental knowledge and basic skills in visual arts through review of historical and contemporary achievements in the arts, visual communication, and the environment.
Interdisciplinary course exploring art making and ideas from the last two decades, with special emphasis on artists working and shaping, or responding to, the culture with which we are immediately involved.
Designed to broaden range of visually expressive time-based media from cel animation and stop motion animation to rotoscoping and 2D digital animation.
www.gmu.edu /catalog/courses/avt.html   (6387 words)

  
 Graphic Arts Course Descriptions
Prerequisites: ARTC 1325 and 1327, ARTS 1303, 1311 and 1316
Prerequisites: ARTC 1325 and 1327, ARTS 1311 and 1316
Topics include studio organization for freelancing, contracts, working under pressure, effective self-criticism, professionalism in attitude, appearance and articulation, and the writing of resumés and cover letters.
www.accd.edu /sac/vat/ARTC.html   (1652 words)

  
 Design and Production | Courses
An investigation of the basic principles of two-dimensional art and graphic forms through various media and a study of color and color theory through projects in traditional and individual expression.
The student’s basic CAD skills are developed as a foundation for intermediate and advanced study in their area of concentration.
The first trimester of this course is designed to strengthen students’ professional written communication and oral presentation skills in preparation for a career which may involve writing memos, letters and reports; public relations and marketing materials; grant proposals; and speaking to various constituencies (staff, trustees, audiences, funders).
www.ncarts.edu /designandproduction/courses.htm   (6098 words)

  
 Visual Arts Content Standard_   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
They mistakenly visualize the basic oval shape as the face, not the whole head and frequently draw the eyes where the forehead should be.
After the art period was over, the students returned to their classrooms where they discussed their progress and decided what they still needed to complete when they returned to the art room the next week.
Concepts learned in science were extended to learning in the visual arts curriculum through the study of how images and sounds are recorded and preserved in diverse cultures utilizing the subjects (animals) specific to a particular geographic area.
www.doe.state.de.us /Standards/VisualArts/2visual.htm   (15752 words)

  
 Grade Two - Content Standards (CA Dept of Education)
They also use the vocabulary of the visual arts to express their observations.
Students analyze the role and development of the visual arts in past and present cultures throughout the world, noting human diversity as it relates to the visual arts and artists.
Students analyze, assess, and derive meaning from works of art, including their own, according to the elements of art, the principles of design, and aesthetic qualities.
www.cde.ca.gov /be/st/ss/vagrade2.asp   (596 words)

  
 The Essential Resources for Visual Resources Professionals
Designed and generously offered by Susan Jane Williams at Yale University, these templates are to be used for and/or customized for visual resources collections.
The premier organization of artists, art historians, and art critics dedicated and committed to the practice of art, teaching, and research of the visual arts and humanities.
The Visual Resources Association is a non-profit organization established to further research and education in the field of visual resources and to promote a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.
www.umich.edu /~hartspc/histart/mother/vrref.html   (2604 words)

  
 Visual Arts
Art lessons, on-line demonstrations and activities complement the visual arts curriculum.
Interesting research topics about colour include: color and the brain, color and the body, color and vision, color and Design - Art, color and science, color and the world, color and computers.
Five on-line art activities where you examine a variety of art and art eras.
www.edselect.com /visual.htm   (938 words)

  
 African Art on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Arts and crafts from Cote d'Ivoire certified by the government National Office of Arts and Crafts, the "only official organization in the Ivory Coast entiteled to deliver a guarantee and quality label." Wood work, bronzes, drums, jewelry, pottery, toys, textiles, etc. Based in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Art as a Verb in Africa: The Masks of the Bwa Village of Boni
This "exhibition focuses on the icon, an art form associated with the Ethiopian Orthodox church." "Church patrons commissioned artist-priests to create icons in the form of single panels, diptychs and triptychs to donate to the church." Includes images of crosses and details on conservation methods.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/art.html   (9830 words)

  
 Visual Arts
For preparation of your own, visit the Kara Walker wiki, a collaboratively produced site filled with information on Walker and her art, from her biography and working techniques to a lexicon of the themes she addresses, a list of readings, and ideas on how to approach her beautiful, provocative, and sometimes controversial work.
Art has always mattered to some degree, because I grew up around artists and art students so it is tough to determine when I first felt really close to one piece.
PS: That openness matches Rirkrit's definition of art as simply a “space for possibilities.” When I spoke to him about The Land (the sustainability community/art experiment he co-founded in 1998 outside of Chiang Mai), he used the metaphor of a table: that the land is an empty table top that people bring various projects to.
blogs.walkerart.org /visualarts   (5788 words)

  
 Expression College for Digital Arts is a digital arts college
This course is designed to be writing-intensive and will be dedicated to developing and revising compositions, with an additional focus on literary design and methods of critical thinking.
However, Expression College for Digital Arts reserves the right to modify or change the school calendar, curriculum, class schedules and/or course sequence as it deems necessary to ensure that student and institutional goals are met.
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of animation.
www.expression.edu /animation_visual_effects/curriculum   (3621 words)

  
 Visual Arts and Communication Design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The aim of the Department of Visual Arts and Communication Design is to create an interdisciplinary educational environment that promotes the integration of both artistic and technical skills as well as cultivates an ethical sense of responsibility.
The second part of this two semester course covers subjects and practices on basic design elements which were theoretically covered in the first part.
This course is based on individual projects of the students in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields of visual arts and design such as video-art, multimedia and installation.
fcms.emu.edu.tr /VisualCommunicationDesign.htm   (1492 words)

  
 Cornish College of the Arts - Design - Faculty Bios
She accepted a faculty position at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, B.C., teaching both design studio and theory courses, until moving into a five-year term as Dean of the School of Design.
Changes and challenges in the design profession, including questions of international understanding and communication; cultural, economic and environmental sustainability; and technological and biological developments are what drive her investigations for the development of relevant design education.
She received a BA in Art History from Smith College, studied art and architecture history at University of Michigan, and was a Kress Scholar at the University of Washington where she received her M.A. in Art History.
www.cornish.edu /faculty.asp?sid=8   (3560 words)

  
 Arts/Graphic Design/Computerized Graphic Design/Music/Theater - CSB | SJU - Internship Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The organization is currently offering a graphic design artist internship to assist with the completion of a variety of projects including designing a company logo, letterhead, and web design.
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, a nationally renowned arts advocacy organization that lobbies for state arts funding, seeks an intern to begin in late January 2002.
The goal of the internship is to gain practical knowledge and experience presenting educational theatre in a museum environment, learn how to present theatre programs and demonstrations on topics and concepts in science and technology to the general public, and develop presentation skills that stimulate creative problem solving, reflection, and action for audiences.
www.csbsju.edu /internship/ops/arts_music.htm   (4641 words)

  
 Wikipedia:Visual Arts and Design basic topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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These should be the most basic topics in the field of visual arts and design--topics about which we'd like to have articles soon.
Note: topics on this page should be visual arts and design topics that cannot be readily placed on Painting basic topics or Sculpture basic topics.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visual_Arts_and_Design_basic_topics   (134 words)

  
 AT&T Worldnet Service - Directory
Archive of articles which explore various methods such as calligraphy, stamping, stenciling as well as computer generated letter arts on paper.
Learn calligraphy from tutorials starting with basic letter shapes and continuing to alphabets and decoration.
Discussion list promoting the art, technique and history of ornamental penmanship and calligraphy.
www.att.net /cgi-bin/webdrill?catkey=gwd/Top/Arts/Visual_Arts/Calligraphy   (422 words)

  
 Art 101 Introduction to the Visual Arts
This course will explore the nature of the world's visual arts and their influences on the quality of our lives.
Visual concepts are often only understood after sharing, comparing, questioning, revising and synthesizing, as well as listening.
Investigate museum websites, choose one museum, and answer the questions on the handout and collect at least 2 art historical images from 2 different art historical contexts that have some similarities.
www.hawaii.edu /lruby/art101/visarts.htm   (1070 words)

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