FINE ART MAJOR
Study on a F/T or P/T basis and explore a wide range of 2D and 3D visual art media and techniques under our Artist Entrepreneur Program. Develop perceptional and conceptual skills in order to express artistic ideas based on personal goals. Move from introductory to advanced level courses in drawing, painting, photography, film, printmaking (intaglio, silkscreen), or 3-D sculpture, ceramics, stained glass, jewelry design, and concentrate in one or more of these areas. A Fine Art graduate will have the necessary skills to begin a career as a fine artist; to work in galleries, fine art studios, as an artist assistant, or can branch out in an entrepreneurial venture.
CORE CURRICULUM ELEMENTS
Drawings form the material basis of mural & canvas painting, book illustration, sculpture, etching, mosaic, engraving and other forms of visual art. The development of drawing skills instills confidence, speed and prolific endeavors in all art mediums.
Introductions include: Drawing Characteristics and Methods / Types of Drawing / Charcoal / Chalks & Pastels / Metalpoint / Graphite / Drawing with Pen / Pen and Brush / Ink Wash / Pencil Grounds / History of Drawing / Perspective / Portrait / Life Drawing / Landscape / Still Life / Book Illustration / Graphic Novels / Fantasy / Cartooning / Story Boards.