A few captures from fall 2018 of studios, student work, final reviews and critiques.
ARCH 143 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Studio format, introductory course in architectural design which introduces students to new ways of thinking about architecture and the perception of space, three-dimensional composition, drawing, and model-making.
ARCH 157 ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY is a two course sequence (ARCH 157 & 158) which introduces the use of building materials components and systems slabs, walls, trusses, facade systems, etc. while providing students with the knowledge to design and construct comfortable, technically sound and aesthetically pleasing buildings.
ARCH 034 DIGITAL DRAWING AND 3D MODELING This introductory course presents the basics of digital drawing and rendering through the lens of architecture, but is intended for students of all disciplines interested in visual communication. This project-based course focuses on the essentials of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit supplemented with VRay and Photoshop for rendering.
ART 124 ARTS OF THE BLACK WORLD 16TH-20TH CENTURY This course covers artistic practices originating in Africa that subsequently influenced countless world cultures. The material covers artistic production and theory of arts of the enslaved populations in the AnteBellum South, early African American painting through the Harlem Renaissance, the religious arts of Haiti (Vodou) and Cuba (Santería), and contemporary production from Black Brazilian, American and European artists. Students attend Museums/galleries during the semester.
Also taught this fall were ART 001 ART AND ARCHITECTURE HISTORY a survey of art and architecture around the globe, from the world's earliest artistic and architectural production through the 14th century and ART 174 GREEK ARCHAEOLOGY Ancient Greek cultures from the neolithic to hellenistic periods.
ART 3 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN This class presents the fundamentals of two-dimensional design through the use of creative assignments and critical discussion. Using a variety of traditional materials and techniques, as well as digital media, students explore the concepts of line, form, shape, value, texture, space and color.
ART 4 THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN An introduction to the basic elements and principles of design. Involves use of various materials to solve 3D design problems in studio and computer lab. Problem solving in variety of materials for 3D design including assemblages, models, constructions, and conceptual forms.
DES 040 PRODUCT DESIGN I: FORM, PROCESS AND CONCEPT Introduction to the field of Industrial Design. Through research, analysis, drawing and prototyping, students will acquire an understanding of the various aesthetic, technological, and business issues a designer must consider when creating a product.
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DES 053 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN This course serves as an introduction to the graphic design process, with a primary focus on concept development and craft. Students examine how to identify and resolve visual problems and learn the basics of design and typography. Creative solutions will be encouraged for projects with practical applications. Topics include logo development and execution, professional typography, image basics and resolution, print production, studio skills and professional practices. Digital applications include Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
DES 153 GRAPHIC DESIGN: WORD & IMAGE This course explores techniques of image making in relation to analyzing and creating meaning in graphic and typographic messages. Students solve visual communication problems with visual, conceptual and social impact. Assignments may include book covers, posters, music packaging, and promotional materials. Students will work in both traditional and digital media. May be repeated for credit once under different
DES 070 WEB DESIGN I Introduction to the design and fabrication of web pages. Students will learn how to create pages using HTML and web fabrication software, with an emphasis on aesthetic and structure.Students will learn how to create pages using HTML and web fabrication software, with an emphasis on aesthetic and structure.
ART 035 PAINTING I Painting in oil beginning with color mixing and basic layering techniques. Students learn the basic mechanisms for creative expression. Emphasis on understanding the physical nature of the materials.
ART 011 - DRAWING I Concepts and practice of drawing, both traditional and contemporary. Includes drawing from life and an introduction to materials and techniques.