ARTS128W A World of Art: Works in Progress
This course is designed to give students deeper insight into the personality of the artist, the artist's working process, as well as the works of art themselves. The course will follow various contemporary artists through the process of creating one or more works of art from start to finish, offering insight into the creative process. Effective communication, problem solving, and critical thinking will be emphasized as projects are seen through completion.
ARTS130W Introduction to Drawing
Introduction to Drawing is a course designed for the beginner to explore materials, techniques, history, and creative expression using drawing media. The class will be centered on the Elements of Art: line, shape, color, texture, value, form and space; and the Principles of Design: balance, proportion, emphasis, and rhythm. Creating and critiquing drawings will be a major component of this class.
ARTS135W Art and Plien Aire
This course is designed for the beginning artist as well as the artists who wants to improve their skills. Participants will have the opportunity to explore our beautiful North Country with an artist’s eye. This course will require gallery exhibits to view and discuss “Plien air Drawing” focusing in on Impressionists and the White Mountain & Hudson River Schools. Students will also visit local areas to create artwork using oil and chalk pastels, charcoal, pencil and color pencil. Demonstration of an appreciation of art will be the primary focus and outcome in this class.